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Archdiocese to sponsor support group for victims/survivors

Archdiocese to sponsor support group for victims/survivors

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Organizers hope specifically to reach men harmed by clergy

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The road ahead: Q&A with Archbishop Hebda

The road ahead: Q&A with Archbishop Hebda

| Interview by Jessica Trygstad and Maria Wiering | July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The apostolic administrator speaks on current challenges and his hopes for the future

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Cretin-Derham Hall’s Engler nears end of his 25-year journey as school president

Cretin-Derham Hall’s Engler nears end of his 25-year journey as school president

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

A 25-year-old photo sits in the office of Dick Engler, president of Cretin-Derham Hall High School in St. Paul.

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Religious liberty: What are the threats, and what can Catholics do?

Religious liberty: What are the threats, and what can Catholics do?

| July 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

In a country founded on Christian principles, more and more, secular culture is paving the way for a “de-Christianized” nation where religious liberty means people can practice their faith as long as it’s done behind closed doors.

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Ave Maria principal to direct new education mission office

Ave Maria principal to direct new education mission office

| June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The principal of Ave Maria Academy in Maple Grove was appointed director for the new Office for the Mission of Catholic Education being formed in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Minnesota Catholic leaders: Pope’s encyclical a call to act

Minnesota Catholic leaders: Pope’s encyclical a call to act

| June 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Upon the release of Pope Francis’ ecological encyclical, Catholics are describing it as a call to action.

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Encyclical name inspired by St. Francis’ prayer

Encyclical name inspired by St. Francis’ prayer

| June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The name for Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si’” means “praised be” in medieval Latin and is taken from an introductory phrase repeated in St. Francis of Assisi’s famous prayer, “The Canticle of the Creatures.”

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New apostolic administrator brings wide pastoral experience to new role

New apostolic administrator brings wide pastoral experience to new role

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The archbishop appointed by Pope Francis to oversee the governance of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis until a new ordinary is named has an impressive background, a collaborative style of leadership and “is always looking to bring people into the conversation,” a spokesman told The Catholic Spirit.

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Archbishop Nienstedt, Bishop Piché resign

Archbishop Nienstedt, Bishop Piché resign

| June 15, 2015

In a statement, Archbishop Nienstedt said he submitted his resignation to Pope Francis “in order to give the archdiocese a new beginning amidst the many challenges we face.”

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Pro-life group calls court ruling on Texas law a victory for women

Pro-life group calls court ruling on Texas law a victory for women

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Americans United for Life said a federal court ruling holding up most restrictions on abortion in Texas was “a sweeping victory for women.”

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Eucharistic procession sends message of hope, participants say

Eucharistic procession sends message of hope, participants say

| June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

About 200 Catholics of all ages processed in Minneapolis from the University of St. Thomas Law School Chapel to the Basilica of St. Mary June 7 with the Eucharist on the feast of Corpus Christi, which celebrates the real presence of Jesus.

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Following criminal charges, archdiocese affirms commitment to protecting children

Following criminal charges, archdiocese affirms commitment to protecting children

| June 5, 2015

Officials of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis affirmed its commitment to protecting children and pledged to continue to work with an ongoing investigation after the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office criminally charged the organization for failing to protect children. The charges allege the archdiocese contributed to the harm of three minors sexually abused by former priest Curtis Wehmeyer.

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