Tag Archives: Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

“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. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson Claims He Wasn’t Sure Whether Sex Abuse Was A Crime

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch  10 April 2015 Posted: 06/10/2014 12:22 pm EDT Updated: 06/10/2014 12:59 pm EDT  By Lilly Fowler (RNS) Archbishop Robert J. Carlson claimed to be uncertain that he knew sexual abuse of a child by a priest constituted … 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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“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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Twin Cities priest defends record on clergy sex abuse

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National Catholic Reporter 28 April 2014 Brian Roewe Through six hours of testimony, Fr. Kevin McDonough did a little bit of everything. He corrected perceived inaccuracies, provided spellings of names, asked for clarifications and questions of his own, exchanged barbs … Continue reading

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“Another clergy sex abuse lawsuit filed against priest, Archdiocese” with VIDEO

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myfox9.com Posted: Oct 29, 2013 2:33 PM EST Updated: Oct 29, 2013 8:44 PM EST posted by Shelby Capacio   KMSP-TV   ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – St. Paul attorney Jeff Anderson unveiled another lawsuit on Tuesday in a growing … Continue reading

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Priest demands Nienstedt explain handling of clergy sexual abuse

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MPR News 29 October 2013 by Madeleine Baran, Minnesota Public Radio ST. PAUL, Minn. — A popular St. Paul priest on Sunday accused Archbishop John Nienstedt of arrogance and demanded an explanation for the clergy sexual abuse scandal. “He needs … Continue reading

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Police: Victims Of Clergy Sexual Abuse, Come Forward

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CBS WCCO October 17, 2013 3:39 PM    Reporting Esme Murphy ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul police are not saying how many priests they might be looking at, but as they made a highly unusual appeal for victims of … Continue reading

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