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Opportunities for lay ministry come into focus in lead-up to synod

Opportunities for lay ministry come into focus in lead-up to synod

| Jonathon Liedl | August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

With the archdiocese clear of bankruptcy stemming from the clergy sexual abuse crisis and preparations underway for a 2021 synod focusing on pastoral needs, leaders in the archdiocese believe the stage is set for revitalizing lay ministry.

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Priests gather to listen, reflect on abuse scandals

Priests gather to listen, reflect on abuse scandals

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Father DeGrood and Father Johnson emphasized that each survivor’s story and path of healing is unique, and that’s also true for priests and laypeople affected by the crisis.

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Archdiocese officially out of bankruptcy

Archdiocese officially out of bankruptcy

| December 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy case was formally closed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court Dec. 21, three months after $210 million plan for Reorganization was approved by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Kressel Sept. 25.

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Attorneys recognized for work in archdiocesan bankruptcy case

Attorneys recognized for work in archdiocesan bankruptcy case

| November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 2018 Attorneys of the Year were chosen for such attributes as leadership, involvement in major cases, excellence in corporate or transactional services, and public service.

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Diocese of Winona-Rochester  to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Diocese of Winona-Rochester to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

| November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Diocese of Winona-Rochester will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy by the end of November to compensate victims/survivors of clergy sexual abuse and to ensure the diocese’s daily operations can continue uninterrupted, Bishop John Quinn said in a Nov. 18 letter included in parish bulletins at weekend Masses.

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When words fail

When words fail

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

I don’t know what to say anymore.

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Archdiocese’s $210 million settlement plan approved

Archdiocese’s $210 million settlement plan approved

| September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

“I hope this resolution brings some measure of justice to you,” Archbishop Hebda said to survivors. “Yet, I know that no amount of money will make up for the horrors you experienced and the far-too-frequent failures by priests and bishops — inexcusable failures that went on for way too long.”

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Survivors approve plan; archdiocese expects judge’s approval Sept. 25

Survivors approve plan; archdiocese expects judge’s approval Sept. 25

| September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Of the 400 claimants who voted, 398 affirmed the $210 million plan, according to a document the archdiocese filed in U.S. bankruptcy court Sept. 21.

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San Juan Archdiocese files for bankruptcy over teacher pensions

San Juan Archdiocese files for bankruptcy over teacher pensions

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Archdiocese of San Juan filed for bankruptcy protection Aug. 29 over unpaid teacher pensions.

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Archdiocese: Goal is to pay abuse settlement to survivors by year-end

Archdiocese: Goal is to pay abuse settlement to survivors by year-end

| August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

An attorney representing the archdiocese said that the archdiocese intends for survivors to receive remuneration as soon as possible, and that survivors have asked for payment distribution by the end of 2018.

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Archdiocese continues to meet Ramsey County settlement requirements

Archdiocese continues to meet Ramsey County settlement requirements

| July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The progress in the archdiocese’s bankruptcy reorganization, which is expected to be settled in a matter of months, will allow the archdiocese to move ahead with restorative justice efforts with survivors outlined in the settlement agreement, Tim O’Malley said.

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‘Who pays?’

‘Who pays?’

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

There has been much discussion concerning the settlement reached in the reorganization of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as a corporate entity. As Catholics, we know that the “archdiocese” is a reality much greater than the definitions of civil law. Yet, at every level of the Church, there is the question, “Who pays?”

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