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Catholic Services appeal — A ‘caress to those in need’

Catholic Services appeal — A ‘caress to those in need’

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

At our pre-synod Prayer and Listening events, we have consistently heard that the growth of our Church depends upon our ability to give a clearer witness to the difference that Jesus has made in our lives, especially by imitating his sacrificial love and concern for those in need. Each year, the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation (CSAF) gives us a powerful opportunity to offer that witness by supporting the broader works of the Church undertaken in our archdiocese.

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Catholic Services Appeal aims to raise $6.9 million to fund 20 ministries

Catholic Services Appeal aims to raise $6.9 million to fund 20 ministries

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

The scene might feel familiar: A priest stands at the front of his church and asks the congregation to sit and learn about the annual Catholic Services Appeal.

People groan. Eyes roll. A baby cries.

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Cardinal Pell appeals abuse convictions to Australian High Court

Cardinal Pell appeals abuse convictions to Australian High Court

| September 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic cleric to be convicted of child sexual abuse offenses, has lodged an application with Australia’s High Court to appeal his guilty verdict.

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Appeals court affirms Catholic institutions’ assets separate from archdiocese

Appeals court affirms Catholic institutions’ assets separate from archdiocese

| April 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

“I hope all abuse survivors, reassured by the court’s decision, will soon be able to choose the path of settlement and closure on this aspect of their quest for justice and healing,” said Thomas Abood, chairman of the archdiocese’s Reorganization Task Force.

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Judge: Archdiocese not responsible for appeal fees in bankruptcy

Judge: Archdiocese not responsible for appeal fees in bankruptcy

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Robert Kressel ruled Dec. 8 that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis wouldn’t be responsible for paying approximately $355,000 in legal fees incurred by the Unsecured Creditors’ Committee in seeking to consolidate parish, school and foundation assets into the archdiocese’s bankruptcy.

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U.S. Supreme Court rejects local priest’s appeal

U.S. Supreme Court rejects local priest’s appeal

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Dec. 7 an appeal of a sexual misconduct conviction of Father Christopher Wenthe, a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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