Tag: Archbishop John Nienstedt

Newspapers examine U.S. bishops’ responses to abuse allegations

Newspapers examine U.S. bishops’ responses to abuse allegations

| Carol Zimmermann | November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Boston Globe and the Philadelphia Inquirer newspapers teamed up for an article published in both daily papers Nov. 4 that examined ways it said the U.S. bishops have failed to police themselves even since their 2002 gathering in Dallas about clergy sex abuse when they “promised that the church’s days of concealment and inaction were over.”

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Letters – February 18, 2016

Letters – February 18, 2016

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two things struck me from the Feb. 4 issue.

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Ordination day homily of Archbishop Nienstedt

Ordination day homily of Archbishop Nienstedt

| May 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

The archbishop urged the eight newly ordained priests to “plunge deep” into Christ’s love and to give him their love in return, immersing themselves in the truth of the Gospel and in self-less service to the poor, the sick, the forgotten, the stranger.

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Local delegation headed to Kenya, will mark anniversary

Local delegation headed to Kenya, will mark anniversary

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Nienstedt among group to celebrate 10-year partnership with Diocese of Kitui

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Archdiocesan Corpus Christi procession

Archdiocesan Corpus Christi procession

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hundreds walk along as Archbishop John Nienstedt leads the 18th annual Archdiocesan Corpus Christi Procession from the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis, through Loring Park and back to the Basilica June 22.

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Task force submits report, recommendations regarding protection of children

Task force submits report, recommendations regarding protection of children

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

While the Safe Environment and Ministerial Standards Task Force’s report notes the archdiocese’s diligence in adopting policies and procedures to protect children, it also includes recommendations to address “serious shortcomings” in how the archdiocese has implemented the U.S. bishops’ “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.”

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Disclosure process to continue following court hearing

Disclosure process to continue following court hearing

| February 12, 2014

A Ramsey County District court judge said Feb. 11 that Archbishop John Nienstedt and former archdiocesan vicar general Father Kevin McDonough must testify under oath about the archdiocese’s policies and procedures for handling clergy sexual abuse allegations.

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At ordination Mass, Bishop Cozzens says heart of Mary must be our guide

At ordination Mass, Bishop Cozzens says heart of Mary must be our guide

| December 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

The ordination Mass for the new auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis was celebrated at 2 p.m. Dec. 9 — which this year was observed as the feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary — at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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Independent task force to review archdiocese’s clergy sexual misconduct policies

Independent task force to review archdiocese’s clergy sexual misconduct policies

| October 7, 2013

The Safe Environment and Ministerial Standards Task Force will operate independently of both the vicar for ministerial standards and the archbishop.

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Minnesota Catholic, evangelical leaders urge Congress to pass immigration reform

Minnesota Catholic, evangelical leaders urge Congress to pass immigration reform

| June 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

They urged the state’s congressional representatives to support immigration reform that provides a roadmap to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, upholds human dignity, promotes family unity and secures borders.

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Some 1,700 men gather for prayer, inspiration

Some 1,700 men gather for prayer, inspiration

| March 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

As Archbishop John Nienstedt looked out over the audience at the annual Archdiocesan Men’s Conference March 16 at the University of St. Thomas, he was humbled by what he saw — all 1,600 chairs filled and about 100 more men standing.

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Archbishop Nienstedt, other Minnesotans joyfully welcome election of Pope Francis

Archbishop Nienstedt, other Minnesotans joyfully welcome election of Pope Francis

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Viviana Sotro, a native of Argentina who serves at Sagrada Familia Apostolate at St. Stephen parish in Minneapolis, said it was a special day for the people of her birth country.

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