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When sports clash with Sunday Mass: What’s a parent to do?

When sports clash with Sunday Mass: What’s a parent to do?

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ann Bergmann senses that sports are becoming a “false idol” in American society. In the next breath she admits that she, her husband, Brian, and their twins are a part of that culture. Daughter Lauren and son Alex, fraternal twins entering the ninth grade at Totino-Grace High School in Fridley, both played for school teams […]

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Clergy sex abuse victim finds healing in Christ

Clergy sex abuse victim finds healing in Christ

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Growing up in the small southwestern North Dakota town of Elgin in the 1960s, Fred Schilling understood that adults expected children to be quiet, and that priests were often placed in an exalted position.

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St. Gerard Majella’s Father Edward Sabo dies; Franciscan remembered as a happy priest

St. Gerard Majella’s Father Edward Sabo dies; Franciscan remembered as a happy priest

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Franciscan Father Edward Sabo, 72, associate pastor of St. Gerard Majella in Brooklyn Park, died Aug. 22, less than two weeks before he had planned to retire.

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News Notes – August 28, 2014

News Notes – August 28, 2014

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Minnesota Twins host appreciation days for altar servers; deadline to register is Sept. 2
Registration open for Early Catholic Family Life program; event to be held Sept. 13

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Victim, archdiocese reach settlement in clergy sex abuse case

Victim, archdiocese reach settlement in clergy sex abuse case

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Aug. 20 reached a settlement in a clergy sex abuse case, the first settlement filed under Minnesota’s Child Victims Act.

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Archdiocese launches SafeCatholicSPM.org

Archdiocese launches SafeCatholicSPM.org

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

SafeCatholicSPM.org is the new home on the Internet for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ efforts to protect children, provide victim outreach and advocacy, and ensure accountability for abusers.

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Judge OKs ban on doctors prescribing abortion drugs via video system

Judge OKs ban on doctors prescribing abortion drugs via video system

| Joanne Fox | August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

An Iowa judge Aug. 19 upheld a state medical board’s ban on a first-in-the-nation videoconferencing system that allows physicians in different locations to dispense abortion-inducing drugs to women in rural clinics.

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Report says despite laws, migrants in Mexico face dangerous conditions

Report says despite laws, migrants in Mexico face dangerous conditions

| David Agren | August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Migrants traveling through Mexico still run the risk of robbery, rape and kidnap, despite laws approved in recent years to curb such crimes, said a new report by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

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