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After backlash, Archbishop Nienstedt leaving Michigan parish

After backlash, Archbishop Nienstedt leaving Michigan parish

| January 21, 2016 | 17 Comments

Following complaints by some Catholics and leaders of an organization for victims of clergy sexual abuse, Archbishop John Nienstedt is leaving a temporary position with a parish in Battle Creek, Michigan, the parish’s pastor announced in a Jan. 21 letter.

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Listening to abuse survivors, building trust important for healing, vicar general says

Listening to abuse survivors, building trust important for healing, vicar general says

| May 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Father Charles Lachowitzer, vicar general of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, attended the gathering that parishioners hosted at the church in early May. It included prayer, song and members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests sharing their stories.

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