John Nienstedt

The Cathedral of St. Paul

Minn. Gay Marriage Fight Cuts Deep For Catholics

Under the soaring ceiling of the Cathedral of St. Paul, about four dozen Catholics sitting in a cluster prayed a rosary in silence.

11/03/2012

Vote "No"

Minn. Authors Speak Out Against Marriage Amendment

Some well-known Minnesotans gathered Saturday about why they oppose the state’s marriage amendment.

09/22/2012

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Top MN Religious Leaders Urge ‘Yes’ Vote For Marriage At Capitol

The campaign to defeat the constitutional gay marriage ban on November’s ballot is airing its first TV commercial featuring a suburban, Catholic married couple talking about their friendship with a lesbian couple who live next door.

09/18/2012

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St. Paul Priest Removed For Alleged Misconduct With Minor

A St. Paul priest has been dismissed from his St. Paul parish after allegations that he engaged in misconduct involving a minor. According to Jim Accurso, media and external relations manager for the St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese, Reverend Curtis Wehmeyer was removed by Archbishop John Nienstedt after learning of allegations of misconduct. Wehmeyer was the pastor of Blessed Sacrament parish in east St. Paul.

06/26/2012

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Anti-Abortion Activists Hold Vigil At St. Paul Planned Parenthood

A temporary metal fence divided two sets of protesters Friday in front of the Planned Parenthood clinic on Ford Parkway in Highland Park.

04/22/2011

Church, Generic, Cross

Catholic Priest Debates Church Rule

Rev. Mike Tegeder of St. Edward Catholic Church in Bloomington disagrees with a 2004 church rule that bars lay preaching. It’s a rule that recently got him in hot water.

02/24/2011

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Nienstedt To Lead Group To National March For Life

Archbishop John Nienstedt of the Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will lead a group of several hundred students and others to participate in this weekend’s March for Life protest in Washington on the anniversary of the 1973 Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.

01/20/2011

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