Archive for August, 2015

Abuse victim finds healing, prepares to help others

Abuse victim finds healing, prepares to help others

| August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Marty Meyer was a child growing up in a small Iowa town when his innocence was stolen.

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CSAF looks to last year’s donors to repeat generosity

CSAF looks to last year’s donors to repeat generosity

| August 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

With five months remaining in its campaign year, the Catholic Services Appeal has reached 85 percent of its 2015 goal of $9.3 million.

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Basilica to mark dedication centennial

Basilica to mark dedication centennial

| August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seven years after the laying of its cornerstone, the Pro-Cathedral of St. Mary — now known as the Basilica of St. Mary, the co-cathedral of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis — was solemnly dedicated in Minneapolis Aug. 15, 1915, the feast of the Assumption of Mary.

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Mpls. mayor attended Vatican climate, trafficking workshop

Mpls. mayor attended Vatican climate, trafficking workshop

| August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges participated in a Vatican conference on climate change and human trafficking July 21-22, where she and other mayors from around the world explored how their cities could contribute to solutions.

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With more to come, videos mobilize ‘pro-life generation’

With more to come, videos mobilize ‘pro-life generation’

| August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

“See for yourself.”

It’s a invitation that will appear hanging from door knobs across the metro in the coming months urging residents to watch the undercover video series the Center for Medical Progress launched exposing what it believes to be Planned Parenthood’s illegal sale of organs from aborted fetuses.

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St. Therese seeks change in wake of alleged elder abuse

St. Therese seeks change in wake of alleged elder abuse

| August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Organization heightens staff monitoring, education

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Archdiocese: number of claims ‘sobering’

Archdiocese: number of claims ‘sobering’

| August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

A day after the Aug. 3 deadline to file claims against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as part of its Reorganization proceedings, the count totaled 669, with 407 of those being claims of sexual abuse by clergy.

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Faith and fiesta merge at Dia de La Familia

Faith and fiesta merge at Dia de La Familia

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Music, Mass, food and fun were all part of a special day to celebrate the culture of Latino Catholics in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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