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Clergy abuse victims settle with Twin Cities archdiocese for $210M

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Clergy abuse settlement is the largest of its kind in the U.S. The Star Trubune May 31, 2018 — 10:10pm By Jean Hopfensperger and Rochelle Olson Star Tribune The wrenching bankruptcy that forced a reckoning on the Archdiocese of St. … Continue reading

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“Memo: Vatican nuncio quashed sexual misconduct inquiry of Archbishop Nienstedt” & related articles

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The National Catholic Reporter 21 July 2016 Brian Roewe Archbishop John Nienstedt and Auxiliary Bishop Lee Piché, in a combination photo. (CNS/Dianne Towalski, Catholic Spirit and courtesy Catholic Spirit) The Vatican envoy to the United States quashed an investigation into … Continue reading

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“Archbishop Nienstedt resigns following archdiocese coverup charges” & related article

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KTTC Posted: Jun 15, 2015 8:17 AM EST Updated: Jun 15, 2015 9:08 AM EST By The Associated Press Archbishop John Nienstedt Archbishop John Nienstedt says he’s leaving the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis “with a clear conscience.” The … Continue reading

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“It will take a new leader to repair Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis” & related articles

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Criminal charges are latest indictment of Nienstedt’s stewardship.  The Star Tribune (Minneapolis) June 8, 2015 — 6:05pm By Editorial Board Star Tribune BRUCE BISPING • Star Tribune files The Cathedral of St. Paul serves the Archdiocese of St. Paul and … Continue reading

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“Richfield priest put on leave after past abuse allegation” & relevant Statements

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MPR News 19 May 2015 Madeleine Baran  The Rev. Gerald Dvorak, pastor of St. Peter Catholic Church in Richfield, Minn., has taken a leave of absence following an allegation that he sexually abused a minor in the 1970s, according to … Continue reading

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St. Paul priest who molested boys defrocked by Vatican

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TwinCities.com POSTED: 03/11/2015 12:01:00 AM CDT | UPDATED: ABOUT 4 HOURS AGO By Elizabeth Mohr [email protected] Curtis Carl Wehmeyer (Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Corrections) Curtis Wehmeyer, a priest convicted of molesting two boys, has been defrocked, the Roman Catholic … Continue reading

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Whistleblower accuses Twin Cities archdiocese of host of misdeeds related to clergy abuse

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TwinCities.com Posted: 07/15/2014 12:01:00 AM CDT By Emily Gurnon [email protected] From left, former Archbishop Harry Flynn, Archbishop John Nienstedt, Bishop Lee Piche, former Vicar General Kevin McDonough and former Vicar General Peter From left, former Archbishop Harry Flynn, Archbishop John … Continue reading

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“Archbishop Nienstedt under investigation. (UPDATED)” & related articles

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Commonweal July 1, 2014 – 1:16pm Grant Gallicho Archbishop John Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis is being investigated for “multiple allegations” of inappropriate sexual conduct with seminarians, priests, and other men, according to the archbishop’s former top canon lawyer, … Continue reading

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Archbishop John Nienstedt Deposition (VIDEOS of entire deposition)

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Videos of the 02 April 2014 deposition of Archbishop John Nienstedt, Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese. The deposition, ordered by a judge, was part of a lawsuit. The transcripts of the testimony were released by Jeff Anderson, and … Continue reading

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03 June 2019:  La Crosse Priest Charged in Sexual Assault Case” & related articles 03 May 2019:  “Prosecutors release audio recordings from case against Robert DeLand” & related articles 08/15 April 2019:   What Do the Church’s Victims Deserve? 11 … Continue reading

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