Pope Francis Asks For, Accepts MN Bishop Michael Hoeppner’s Resignation Following Sex Abuse InvestigationPope Francis asked a Minnesota bishop to resign after he was investigated by the Vatican for allegedly interfering with past investigations into clergy sexual abuse, officials said Tuesday.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Archbishop Hebda Gives Guidelines For Reopening Catholic ChurchesUnable to pray at their churches, dozens of Catholics gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol Sunday morning.
'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.
Minnesotan Religious Communities Respond After First Confirmed Case Of Coronavirus (COVID-19) In StateAn older adult Ramsey County resident who traveled on a cruise ship that had a known COVID-19 case was confirmed to have the virus on Friday.
Archbishop Bernard Hebda Asks Priests To Abstain From Voting On Super TuesdayHebda wrote in his letter to clergy that the voting could be seen as partisan politics.
Minnesota Priest Apologies For Calling Muslims ‘The Greatest Threat’A civil rights group is calling on Minnesota’s Roman Catholic church leaders to reject a sermon in which a priest in the southern part of the state described Islam as a threat to the U.S. and Christianity.
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.
Hundreds Gather At Capitol To Support Driver's Licenses For AllSeveral hundred people were at the Minnesota State Capitol Thursday to urge lawmakers to pass a bill that would provide drivers licenses to undocumented workers.
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.
Attorney: Archdiocese 'Cover Up' Leads All The Way To The VaticanAn attorney in Minnesota is calling on Pope Francis to take action after documents released Wednesday show that, in his words, a "classic cover up" took place in the Twin Cities archdiocese, involving the former archbishop and top Vatican officials.
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.
Archbishop: Priest On Leave During Police InvestigationA Twin Cities priest is on leave during a police investigation. Archbishop Bernard Hebda released a statement Friday that says Rev. Timothy Dolan is under investigation in Edina, where he resides.
Twin Cities Archdiocese Reaches Settlement In Civil Sexual Abuse CaseA 12-person panel comprised of doctors, lawyers and church laypersons will oversee any suspicions of clergy sex abuse in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. It's part of a breakthrough settlement reached on Thursday with the Ramsey County Attorney to resolve a civil suit that was filed last June.
Archdiocese Puts Priest On Leave After Abuse AllegationThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has put a Roseville priest on leave after receiving what it is calling a credible allegation that he sexually abused a minor in the 1980s. The Rev. Robert Fitzpatrick is pastor at Corpus Christi parish and St. Rose of Lima parish and school.
Interim Archbishop Hebda Holds First Mass At St. Paul CathedralThe new interim archbishop of the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul is in town this weekend and addressing the recent pains of the Catholic church. Archbishop Bernard Hebda addressed a nearly full house at the St. Paul Cathedral on Sunday.