Tag: Picks

Priests with credible claims against them of sexual abuse of a minor

Priests with credible claims against them of sexual abuse of a minor

| December 5, 2013

Included in this disclosure are clergy members from other dioceses or religious orders who at one time worked in the archdiocese and were accused of engaging in sexual abuse of minors in our archdiocese, to the extent we have reliable and sufficient information to determine whether the claim was credible and could be substantiated.

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First Sunday of Advent — Christ is the way

First Sunday of Advent — Christ is the way

| Mathew Kelly | November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

I believe God wants us to be happy. I believe God gave us this yearning for happiness that constantly preoccupies our hearts. It seems he has placed this yearning within each human heart as a spiritual navigational instrument designed to lead us to our destiny. God himself is the author of our desire for happiness.

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Archdiocese hires outside firm for clergy file review

Archdiocese hires outside firm for clergy file review

| November 14, 2013

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is retaining Kinsale Management Consulting to conduct a third-party review of its clergy files.

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St. Cloud welcomes new bishop

St. Cloud welcomes new bishop

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

   

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Prayers for forgiveness and peace

Prayers for forgiveness and peace

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

People from throughout the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis attended a penitential prayer service Nov. 3 at the Cathedral of St. Paul.

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VIDEO: Bishop-elect Cozzens teaches rock climbing, lesson on faith

VIDEO: Bishop-elect Cozzens teaches rock climbing, lesson on faith

| November 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

How is rock climbing like our relationship with God? Trust is essential.

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Archbishop Addresses Media Questions

Archbishop Addresses Media Questions

| October 24, 2013

In this Q&A, Archbishop Nienstedt answers many questions that have been asked recently by the media.

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Abort my child? No way, says bishop-elect’s mom

Abort my child? No way, says bishop-elect’s mom

| October 23, 2013 | 5 Comments

Freak becomes a bishop.

That’s the quick and easy storyline describing the path Father Andrew Cozzens took to becoming the next auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

But, here’s the strange part — the person who called him this name was a doctor. And, he pinned this label on Father Cozzens, called Drew throughout his childhood, without even seeing him.

In fact, Father Cozzens was still in his mother’s womb.

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Q&A with the bishop-elect

Q&A with the bishop-elect

| October 12, 2013 | 5 Comments

In a follow-up interview on the day Father Andrew Cozzens was appointed an auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, he spoke with The Catholic Spirit about his family, his vocation, Pope Francis and a variety of other topics. The following is an edited version of the Oct. 11 interview.

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Auxiliary bishop named for Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Auxiliary bishop named for Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

| October 11, 2013 | 5 Comments

Father Andrew Cozzens, an assistant professor of sacramental theology at the St. Paul Seminary, has been named by Pope Francis as an auxiliary bishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Members of Safe Environment and Ministerial Standards Task Force announced

Members of Safe Environment and Ministerial Standards Task Force announced

| October 10, 2013

The members — none of whom are employed by the archdiocese or any of its parishes — bring different areas of expertise to the group, whose findings and recommendations will be released publicly when a final report is complete.

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New vicar general: Ensuring safe environments is top priority

New vicar general: Ensuring safe environments is top priority

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Father Charles Lachowitzer, recently named as the new vicar general and moderator of the curia in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, said he is already beginning to transition into his new position.

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