Twin Cities Ombudsman For Clergy Abuse Stepping Down, Will Be Replaced By WifeThe first ombudsperson for clerical sexual abuse within the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minnesota is stepping down due to health reasons.
'Easter Will Go On, Easter Has To Go On': Christian Leaders Prepare Easter Mass Celebrations To Be Streamed Online"We could have a bigger crowd than we’ve ever had [online] and we will be able to share the hope that we have with more people than ever before," a local pastor said.
After 4 Years, Ramsey Co. Civil Oversight Of St. Paul Archdiocese Comes To An EndFor 49 months, the Ramsey County Attorney's Office has overseen the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
'They Were Lying To My Face': Catholic Boards Hailed As Fix For Sex Abuse Often Fail
Archbishop Prohibits Predecessor From Celebrating MassThe head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says he's troubled by the Vatican's failure to conclude an investigation into allegations that his predecessor behaved inappropriately with young men.
Twin Cities Archdiocese Objects To Crosier Abuse SettlementThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is objecting to a $25 million clergy sex abuse settlement reached by the Crosier religious order.
Abuse Victims Propose $80 Million Settlement From ArchdioceseSurvivors of priest abuse say the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul can contribute more to victims than it has proposed in bankruptcy court.
Archdiocese Docs Could Be Released In Possible SettlementWCCO-TV has learned that a long-scheduled hearing in the civil case against the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul could result in a historic settlement in the criminal case.
Interim Archbishop Hebda Selected To Run Twin Cities ArchdioceseThe interim archbishop for St. Paul and Minneapolis has been selected to fill the position on a long-term basis.
Hundreds Of Clergy Abuse Claims Filed In Twin CitiesVictims of alleged sexual abuse by clergy in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have filed more than 400 claims against the archdiocese in federal bankruptcy court, according to attorneys for victims and the archdiocese. The claims were filed by Monday, the deadline imposed by the bankruptcy court.
Deadline Reached For Bankruptcy Claims Against Twin Cities ArchdioceseRight now the Archdiocese is facing $26 million in claims, but that figure will jump dramatically. Of the 653 claims against the Archdiocese more than 400 are from victims of clergy abuse.
2 Men Filed Civil Lawsuits Against Crosier Seminary ClergyAttorney Jeff Anderson said Tuesday one man was molested at about age 15 to 17 by a priest and two brothers who were assigned to the seminary and the other man was sexually abused by the same priest, another father and a brother when he was about 14 to 15 years old.
Judge Denies Request To Play Abuse Victims Videos In ParishesA judge has denied the request of three clergy abuse victims to show a video in Minnesota parishes urging other victims to disclose alleged abuse.
Clergy Abuse Victims Call For Others To Come ForwardThree victims of clergy abuse have made a video appeal for other victims to come forward. An attorney for victims is asking a judge to order the video be played in all 216 Minnesota parishes on Sunday, July 12.
Archbishop Nienstedt Resigns Following Cover-Up ChargesTwin Cities Archbishop John Nienstedt is stepping down. In a statement, posted to the Archdiocese's website, Nienstedt said he has submitted his resignation in order to give the Archdiocese a "new beginning amidst the many challenges we face."