Two Catholic entities paying close attention to the state legislature see elements in Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget proposal that could aid their missions in promoting just and dignified living and working conditions for Minnesotans.
On Feb. 2, Father Larry Snyder will return to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to take the helm as vice president of the Office for Mission at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will enter into mediation toward a settlement with insurance companies and victims/survivors of clergy sexual abuse with claims against the archdiocese, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge determined Jan. 20.
Since I directed that a petition for a Chapter 11 Reorganization of the archdiocese corporation be filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court, many of you have contacted me with your questions. Please allow me to attempt to answer a few, in hopes the answer can help others.
Families who have lots of children do not cause poverty, Pope Francis said.
Archbishop John Nienstedt is asking Catholics from all walks of life in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to share their concerns and ideas about family life today.
About 180 young people from Minnesota joined a crowd several hundred strong for the 41st annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 22.
Cass Gilbert, the nationally regarded architect known for the U.S. Supreme Court building and the Minnesota State Capitol, is reported to have remarked: “If the dome of the Cathedral of St. Paul and that of the new state capitol were part of a city in Europe, they would be world famous.” The cathedral will get another shot at international fame Jan. 22-24, with the fourth annual Red Bull Crashed Ice season opener in St. Paul. As in years past, the ice-skate-racing course is built to show off the Cathedral of St. Paul’s impressive facade.