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A protester argues with a Minnesota State Patrol outside the Brooklyn Center Police Station after a police officer shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minn., April 12, 2021. Credit: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images.

St Paul-Minneapolis archbishop prays for peace, caution after Daunte Wright shooting

On Monday, Archbishop Bernard Hebda of Saint Paul and Minneapolis prayed for all parties involved in the police shooting of... Read more

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Minneapolis archbishop prays for peace as trial of Derek Chauvin begins

The archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis urged peace and prayer before the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who faces... Read more

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Archbishop Hebda: Minnesota priest’s coronavirus homily ‘inappropriate’

The Archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis has said that priests should not “present medical or scientific speculation” in their homilies, in... Read more

Faith leaders pray June 2 at the spot where George Floyd died.

Minneapolis archbishop, priests join in prayerful George Floyd protest

Minneapolis clergy, including Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul-Minneapolis, participated in a silent walking protest Tuesday afternoon to the spot... Read more

RIP George has been painted on a wall after a night of protests and violence on May 29, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

After death of George Floyd, Minnesota Catholics pray for justice

While rioters and looters took to the streets, and parts of Minneapolis burned, some Minnesota Catholics called for justice, for... Read more

Archbishop Bernard Hebda speaks to reporters May 21.

Archbishop Hebda: Catholics ‘depend on the Eucharist,’ and Masses will resume

The day after announcing that parishes in Minnesota can ignore a statewide order on religious gatherings, the Archbishop of St.... Read more

Archbishop Bernie Hebda.

Hebda 'confounded' by 'Abortion Providers Appreciation Day' celebrations

The twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul both celebrated March 10 as “Abortion Providers Appreciation Day.” Minnesota’s archbishop said... Read more

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Archbishop Hebda warns priests against voting in Super Tuesday primary

Catholic priests in Minnesota have been advised not to vote in the state’s March 3 Super Tuesday presidential primary, because... Read more

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Minnesota abuse survivors to speak at 'restorative justice' conference

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is set to open a conference for survivors of clerical sexual abuse on... Read more

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As Minnesota synod begins, archbishop says Church is listening

The Catholic Church in Saint Paul and Minneapolis has begun a series of “prayer and listening events” to help prepare... Read more

The Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis to work with lay advisory board

The Archdiocese of of Saint Paul and Minneapolis is organizing a lay advisory board aimed at bringing input and suggestions... Read more

The Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Minn. archbishop announces moves to end culture fostering clergy abuse

Archbishop Bernard Hebda of Saint Paul and Minneapolis announced Friday several changes meant “to change the culture that fostered the... Read more

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Minn. archbishop affirms abuse victims' courage as settlement approved

At a hearing in US bankruptcy court Tuesday, Archbishop Bernard Hebda of Saint Paul and Minneapolis told clergy abuse victims... Read more

The Cathedral of Saint Paul in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Minn. archbishop: No plans for parish appeals to fund abuse settlement

Archbishop Bernard Hebda of Saint Paul and Minneapolis said Wednesday there are no plans for additional parish appeals to fund... Read more

Screenshot: Archbishop Hebda speaking at a May 31 press conference.

Minn. archbishop hopeful that abuse settlement will help bring healing

Announcing a $210 million agreement with sexual abuse victims, Archbishop Bernard Hebda of Saint Paul and Minneapolis said he hopes... Read more