Archbishop Deposition Stems From Lawsuit Against Father AdamsonA Twin Cities archbishop is going to have to answer questions under oath about clergy sex abuse cases. A Ramsey County judge has ordered Archbishop John Nienstedt and former Vicar Gen. Kevin McDonough to be deposed by lawyers within the next 30 days.
Ramsey Co. Judge Orders Deposition Of Archbishop, Fmr. Vicar GeneralThe head of the Catholic Church in the Twin Cities will soon answer questions from lawyers about alleged church abuse.
Archbishop To Step Aside Amid Sexual Abuse AllegationThe Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced Tuesday an allegation of inappropriate touching has been brought against Archbishop John Nienstedt.
WCCO Exclusive: Jane Doe Shares Video Describing Alleged Clergy AbuseA video statement obtained exclusively by WCCO shows a Minnesota woman describing alleged abuse by a Catholic priest. Her case is part of a growing scandal accusing a cover-up by top officials of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Harry Flynn, Former Archbishop, Resigns From St. Thomas BoardThe retired Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Harry Flynn, has resigned as chair of the University of St. Thomas Board of Trustees, the school announced Saturday, becoming the second leader to quit the board of the Roman Catholic school this month amid fresh criticism of their handling of clergy sexual misconduct cases. In a statement Saturday, the school said the board accepted Flynn's retirement as chair and board member at its regular meeting Thursday. The statement also confirmed the board's vice chair, the Rev. Kevin McDonough, a former vicar general of the archdiocese, resigned from the board Oct. 4. The statement did not give reasons for Flynn's or McDonough's resignation, and university spokesman Doug Hennes declined to comment.

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