Tag: Office of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment

Archbishop Nienstedt’s ministry restricted in archdiocese

Archbishop Nienstedt’s ministry restricted in archdiocese

| December 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

“While this may cause some pain, my hope is that this decision prompts further action by those with authority over Archbishop Nienstedt to resolve this question,” Archbishop Hebda said in the letter, which also announced new steps the archdiocese is taking to minister to clergy sexual abuse survivors.

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Archdiocese investigates allegations against Father Joseph

Archdiocese investigates allegations against Father Joseph

| May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

After a criminal investigation into allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct with an adult made against Father Thomas Joseph, the Carver County Attorney’s Office declined to bring criminal charges in the case, Archbishop Bernard Hebda announced in a May 11 statement.

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Archbishop Hebda: ‘We failed’ in case of abusive priest

Archbishop Hebda: ‘We failed’ in case of abusive priest

| Jessica Trygstad and Maria Wiering | July 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

Criminal charges dropped; Archdiocese continues collaboration with county attorney’s office, bolstering December agreement

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Archdiocese adds deputy director to child protection staff

Archdiocese adds deputy director to child protection staff

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Janell Rasmussen began Feb. 17 to work as deputy director alongside the office’s director, Tim O’Malley, former BCA superintendent.

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Staff reduction part of archdiocese’s budget cuts

Staff reduction part of archdiocese’s budget cuts

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Chancery Corporation has cut nearly $5 million in expenses, almost 20 percent of the Fiscal Year 2015 operating budget, in order to forge sustainable operations. That included the elimination of 11 positions in the Chancery offices.

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New director to bring street smarts to archdiocese’s child protection efforts

New director to bring street smarts to archdiocese’s child protection efforts

| Dave Hrbacek and Jessica Trygstad | August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tim O’Malley calls himself a man with “street smarts.”

And now, he’s going to put decades of professional experience in the criminal justice system to work for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as the new director of the Office of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment. O’Malley will report directly to Archbishop John Nienstedt beginning Sept. 15.

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