- Sep 18, 2020
Church leaders in Rome authorized more investigation into claims that a northern Minnesota bishop interfered with past investigations into clerical sexual misconduct with children, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced Tuesday.
For Frank Meuers, a victim-survivor of clergy sexual abuse, the impact is far-reaching and never-ending.
A Minnesota pastor has apologized after remarks he made about Muslim immigration and Islam being “the greatest threat in the world” sparked controversy.
Prosecutors announced Tuesday that they have ended four years of oversight of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as part of a settlement designed to protect children from clergy sex abuse.
Since its founding 125 years ago, St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul has become a regional center for formation, producing over 2,500 priests and some 30 bishops, while expanding its scope to educate lay leaders, train deacons and support clergy.
A few days after the death of Bishop Paul D. Sirba of Duluth, Minnesota, his brother, Father Joseph Sirba, spent time in the bishop’s private chapel.