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Judge declines to toss out clergy sex abuse lawsuit; November trial set

A Ramsey County judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging Catholic church leaders in Minnesota created a public nuisance through their handling of sexually abusive priests. 299 more words


Twin Cities Priest calls for resignation of Nienstedt

Rev. Patrick Kennedy of St. Olaf Catholic Church has called for the resignation of Archbishop John Nienstedt, saying that it would create a “collective sigh of relief” from Catholics in the area.  293 more words

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Social Ills Linked to Marriage Equality? Really?

The new Catholic bishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, spoke against marriage equality, and seemed to name it as the cause for a variety of social ills. 575 more words


Pelt the Pell with Polemics

Wow … I thought I had seen a lot. This stunned me. 



VATICAN CITY (RNS) One of the most powerful men in the Vatican, charged with cleaning up corruption and fostering financial reform, has outraged survivors of sex abuse by clergy by likening the church to a trucking company that refuses to take responsibility for a driver who molested women. 509 more words


Clergy abuse victim settles lawsuit with archdiocese

A man who was sexually abused by a Catholic priest more than 40 years ago is the first plaintiff to reach a settlement with the Archdiocese of St. 473 more words


Priest Sex Abuse Victim Settles With Archdiocese

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis settled its first clergy sex abuse case since the passing of the Minnesota Child Victims Act. 261 more words