Report: Priests Molested 1,000 Children In PennsylvaniaA priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she'd had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the boy's mouth with holy water. One boy was forced to say confession to the priest who sexually abused him.
Hibbing Priest Charged With Sexual Misconduct With MinorsThe Diocese of Duluth and law enforcement documents say a priest in northern Minnesota has been arrested on allegations of sexual misconduct involving a minor.
Minnesota Archbishop Won't Resign Amid CriticismThe Roman Catholic archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis says he won't resign despite criticism over the archdiocese's handling of sexual abuse claims involving priests. Archbishop John Nienstedt made his comments in in a column that will appear in Thursday's archdiocese newspaper, The Catholic Spirit.
Clergy Abuse Scandal Reaches Minnesota ArchdioceseA court hearing this month over public records played a role in fueling the clergy sex abuse crisis in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The session was about names of local Roman Catholic clergy accused of molesting children. A victim wants the court to make the list public. Attorneys for the archdiocese don't.