Archive for December, 2013

Priests with credible claims against them of sexual abuse of a minor

Priests with credible claims against them of sexual abuse of a minor

| December 5, 2013

Included in this disclosure are clergy members from other dioceses or religious orders who at one time worked in the archdiocese and were accused of engaging in sexual abuse of minors in our archdiocese, to the extent we have reliable and sufficient information to determine whether the claim was credible and could be substantiated.

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Disclosure moves us forward on a path toward healing

Disclosure moves us forward on a path toward healing

| December 5, 2013

Today, I am announcing the details of our new disclosure practices. These disclosures being made now, and the changes in our disclosure practices generally, are part of a comprehensive and cohesive set of actions to address the issues associated with clergy sexual misconduct.

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Q&A on the disclosure of names

Q&A on the disclosure of names

| December 5, 2013

Questions and answers provided by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis regarding the disclosure of the names of offending priests.

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GROW: Parishes seeing positive results from planning process

GROW: Parishes seeing positive results from planning process

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

An archdiocesan pastoral planning initiative, GROW, has been in place for a year, and participating parishes are seeing positive results.

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Lay people hope to help raise awareness of need for Retirement Fund for Religious collection

Lay people hope to help raise awareness of need for Retirement Fund for Religious collection

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

As a young nursing student at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Meg Carolan witnessed something that will stay with her forever.

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NET aims to fire up faith in more teens across the country

NET aims to fire up faith in more teens across the country

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

After 30 years, 26,000 retreats and helping more than 1.6 million Catholic teens embrace their faith, NET Ministries is adding teams and opening two regional offices as part of its Igniting Faith initiative.

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In Pictures

In Pictures

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

A NEW HOME
FASTING FOR REFORM

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Overheard – December 5, 2013

Overheard – December 5, 2013

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

“A human being is always sacred and inviolable, in any situation and at every stage of development. Once this conviction disappears, so do solid and lasting foundations for the defense of human rights, which would always be subject to the passing whims of the powers that be.”

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News Notes – December 5, 2013

News Notes – December 5, 2013

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Assistant editor joins The Catholic Spirit staff
– BHS names Chapin new president and CEO

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Archdiocese receives court’s OK to proceed with disclosure

Archdiocese receives court’s OK to proceed with disclosure

| December 2, 2013

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis received approval from a Ramsey County judge Dec. 2 to release information about priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors in the archdiocese.

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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney — Dual Destinies

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney — Dual Destinies

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney — Dual Destinies”, the latest title the long-running “Ace Attorney” franchise for the Nintendo 3DS, explores conflicting legal moralities in a way mature gamers are likely to appreciate.

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