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Statement Regarding St. Paul Police Press Conference

Statement Regarding St. Paul Police Press Conference

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis greatly appreciates the comments by St. Paul Police Chief Smith today. We affirm that we received his letter and answered within the two-day span requested. In our response, we asked for an opportunity to meet with members of the St. Paul Police.

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Statement Regarding Allegation Against Archbishop Nienstedt

Statement Regarding Allegation Against Archbishop Nienstedt

| December 17, 2013

The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis today announced that an allegation has been brought by a mandated reporter within the Church to the St. Paul Police of inappropriate touching of a minor male on the buttocks by Archbishop John Nienstedt. The single incident is alleged to have occurred in 2009 during a group photography session with the archbishop following a confirmation ceremony. Archbishop Nienstedt emphatically denies the allegation. Upon learning of the allegation last week, the archdiocese instructed the mandated reporter to make the matter known to the police. The archbishop and the archdiocese stand ready to cooperate fully with the St. Paul Police.

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Letter from Archbishop Nienstedt regarding allegation

Letter from Archbishop Nienstedt regarding allegation

| December 17, 2013

This is a difficult letter for me to write to you.

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Appointments – November 21, 2013

Appointments – November 21, 2013

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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Archdiocese to release names of priests with substantiated claims against them of sexual abuse of a minor

Archdiocese to release names of priests with substantiated claims against them of sexual abuse of a minor

| November 11, 2013

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis said it will disclose the names of priests currently living in the archdiocese who have substantiated claims against them of committing sexual abuse against minors.

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Statement regarding Nov. 5 Star Tribune article

Statement regarding Nov. 5 Star Tribune article

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today [Nov. 5], the Minneapolis StarTribune published an article regarding the Minnesota Religious Council (MRC). As you may know, the MRC is a coalition of Minnesota churches from several denominations, led by a Lutheran pastor, that has worked together for common causes since the early 1990s.

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Appointments – November 7, 2013

Appointments – November 7, 2013

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Reverend John C. Nien­stedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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Auxiliary bishop named for Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Auxiliary bishop named for Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

| October 11, 2013 | 5 Comments

Father Andrew Cozzens, an assistant professor of sacramental theology at the St. Paul Seminary, has been named by Pope Francis as an auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Appointments – October 10, 2013

Appointments – October 10, 2013

| October 10, 2013

His Excellency, the Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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Statement regarding recent media reports released

Statement regarding recent media reports released

| October 4, 2013

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis released a statement Oct. 4 regarding recent media reports in which it has been named.

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Statement regarding Catholic Coalition for Church Reform

Statement regarding Catholic Coalition for Church Reform

| September 26, 2013

The CCCR is not supported or endorsed by this archdiocese, the Roman Catholic Church, or any entity or organization affiliated with either this archdiocese or the Church.

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Appointments – September 26, 2013

Appointments – September 26, 2013

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

His Excellency, the Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt, has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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