- Jan 22, 2020
Five men who say they were sexually abused by Catholic priests when they were minors are planning to sue the Vatican and are demanding the names of thousands of predator priests they claim have been kept secret by the Holy See.
For years, Annie Hinnenkamp of St. John the Baptist in New Brighton, Minn., finally got her chance to walk 513 miles on the famous Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage through northern Spain with one of her four sisters and two of her four brothers.
Parishioners in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis talk to each other and leaders to find ways to deal with the fallout from the clergy sex abuse crisis.
Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda invited priests of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to join him for an evening to reflect on the clergy sexual abuse crisis.
Frank Meuers and Tim O’Malley meet every month or so, often for breakfast, to talk about the Catholic Church and clergy sex abuse. Meuers is the southwest Minnesota chapter director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, known as SNAP, and O’Malley directs the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ Office of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment.
Former St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt says he would welcome an investigation into an allegation of sexual misconduct that he claims is untrue.