- Sep 24, 2020
Undocumented immigrants often do not have insurance, don’t have financial resources to pay emergency room costs, and feel pressure to go to work no matter how they feel, to support their families. This puts them at additional risk when it comes to COVID-19.
A video showing a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed man repeatedly saying “I can’t breathe,” and who appears to lose consciousness or die while being pinned down, is “gut wrenching and deeply disturbing,” Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis said in a May 27 statement.
The Diocese of St. Cloud will pay sexual abuse victims $22.5 million and file for bankruptcy, according to a settlement agreement.
Thousands of farmers across Minnesota and the country have been hit by repercussions of the economic slowdown — and in several cases shutdown — of meatpacking plants because of outbreaks of COVID-19.