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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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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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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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In conversations with parishioners, pope reveals he once was a bouncer

In conversations with parishioners, pope reveals he once was a bouncer

| Carol Glatz | December 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

In addition to having worked sweeping floors and running tests in a chemical laboratory as a teenager, Pope Francis revealed he also used to work as a bouncer.

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Pope says only men can be priests, but women must have voice in church

Pope says only men can be priests, but women must have voice in church

| Cindy Wooden | November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church is not going to change its position on the inadmissibility of women priests, Pope Francis said, but it does have to stop linking all decision making to ordination and allow women to have a voice in deliberations.

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Pope frames vision for church outreach at every level

Pope frames vision for church outreach at every level

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here are a few of the main features of Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, “Evangelii Gaudium” (“The Joy of the Gospel”), which was released Nov. 26 at the Vatican:

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Vatican officials say pope’s document provides map for church’s future

Vatican officials say pope’s document provides map for church’s future

| Cindy Wooden | November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on sharing the joy of the Gospel is a call to faith-filled optimism, recognizing challenges but knowing that God’s love and lordship will prevail, said Archbishop Rino Fisichella, introducing the text to the media.

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