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Deceased St. Cloud priest subject of two new lawsuits against diocese

He may have died two years ago, but Father Donald Rieder is the subject of two sex abuse claims that have been brought against the Diocese of St. 266 more words


Sexual Abuser Legionary of Christ to be Deported from Chile


Chile to deport Irish-born priest convicted of sexual assault

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Archdiocese of Milwaukee: $21M settlement reached to compensate clergy sex abuse survivors

MILWAUKEE — The Archdiocese of Milwaukee on Tuesday, August 4th announced a $21 million settlement has been reached to compensate clergy sexual abuse survivors.

The settlement comes after three days of negotiations between the Archdiocese, a creditors’ committee and attorneys for abuse survivors, and Archbishop Jerome Listecki says the settlement sets the stage for the archdiocese to close a bankruptcy proceeding that was filed in January 2011. 2,442 more words


Flurry of new claims against Archdiocese filed before deadline

A deadline-day surge of financial claims against the bankrupt Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis kept attorneys busy Monday.

A bankruptcy court judge had set a deadline of 5 p.m. 441 more words


As claims against archdiocese build up, group asks court to extend deadline

There are less than three weeks left for individuals or parishes to file claims against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in connection with this year’s clergy sex abuse settlement. 316 more words


Interim Archbishop Hebda speaks of unity, hope to local Catholics in first Mass

Catholics in the Twin Cities came together Sunday to celebrate the first Mass with their new leader, Archbishop Bernard Hebda, who preached a message of hope amidst the difficult issues facing the local church. 462 more words


How the Catholic Church Lost, and Continues to Lose

“A Smaller and More Ardent Church”

That the Catholic Church continues to shrink should come as a surprise to no one.  But I can’t help but think, didn’t they see this coming? 1,871 more words