Tag: John Choi

National nonprofit evaluates archdiocese’s child protection policies

National nonprofit evaluates archdiocese’s child protection policies

| May 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

The report identified the archdiocese as having, among archdioceses, the strongest whistleblower protections and the “most complete” policy for responding to credible but unsubstantiated abuse allegations.

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Ramsey County oversight is ending, but leaders say Church is ready to hold itself accountable

Ramsey County oversight is ending, but leaders say Church is ready to hold itself accountable

| January 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

“We obviously have to continue our efforts,” John Choi said. “The archdiocese will be doing that now without the court order, but I believe that they’re very well poised and positioned to continue the progress.”

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Ramsey County attorney joins parishioners at restorative justice session

Ramsey County attorney joins parishioners at restorative justice session

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Four years ago, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi’s office filed criminal and civil charges against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for failing to protect children in the sexual abuse case of then-Father Curtis Wehmeyer.

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Former Hennepin County attorney named ombudsman to serve as confidential resource

Former Hennepin County attorney named ombudsman to serve as confidential resource

| January 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Thomas Johnson, a principal attorney at Minneapolis-based corporate law firm Gray Plant Mooty, has agreed to take on the unpaid role.

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Archdiocese amends settlement agreement; Wetterling named to review board

Archdiocese amends settlement agreement; Wetterling named to review board

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is adding child advocate Patty Wetterling to its Ministerial Review Board and extending the length of its civil settlement agreement with the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office as part of an amendment submitted July 20 to District Judge Teresa Warner.At a press conference following the hearing at which the archdiocese presented its first six-month progress report on the agreement, Archbishop Bernard Hebda said it’s “committed to a course of action that will keep kids as safe as possible.”

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Criminal charges against archdiocese dropped

Criminal charges against archdiocese dropped

| July 20, 2016 | 3 Comments

The Ramsey County Attorney dismissed criminal charges against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis July 20, citing the two parties’ collaboration in child protection efforts.

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Archdiocese, county attorney settle civil abuse case with child-protection action plan

Archdiocese, county attorney settle civil abuse case with child-protection action plan

| December 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

“If there were any doubts about the archdiocese’s pledge to keeping kids safe, the provisions announced today, going beyond what the law would require, should help put those doubts to rest,” Archbishop Bernard Hebda said at a news conference.

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