Tag: Bishop Michael Hoeppner

Archbishop submits report on Crookston bishop

Archbishop submits report on Crookston bishop

| November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Under protocols issued this year by Pope Francis, Archbishop Bernard Hebda has submitted a report to the Congregation of Bishops in Rome regarding an allegation against Bishop Michael Hoeppner of Crookston.

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Archbishop Hebda to oversee misconduct investigation of bishop of Crookston

Archbishop Hebda to oversee misconduct investigation of bishop of Crookston

| September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bishop Michael Hoeppner of Crookston is being investigated for allegedly thwarting a police or canonical investigation of clerical sexual misconduct, under protocols issued this year by Pope Francis, the Catholic News Agency reported Sept. 10.

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Crookston bishop denies coercing clergy sex abuse victim from reporting allegation, diocese investigating

Crookston bishop denies coercing clergy sex abuse victim from reporting allegation, diocese investigating

| May 11, 2017 | 6 Comments

The bishop of the Diocese of Crookston “categorically denies that he in any way forced, coerced or encouraged” a candidate for the permanent diaconate not to report his claim of sexual abuse against a priest of the diocese, the Diocese of Crookston stated May 9 in response to a lawsuit filed that day against the bishop and the diocese.

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