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Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul-Minneapolis

Minneapolis archbishop prays for peace following sentencing of Derek Chauvin

Jun 27, 2021

By CNA Staff

The archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis prayed for peace and called for racial reconciliation on Friday to the sentencing of Derek... Read more

Gina Barthel. Courtesy photo.

Her abuse story was posted to her parish Facebook - and then taken down. Why it’s back, and why that matters

Oct 21, 2020

By Mary Farrow

What happened in her parish after Gina Barthel shared her story of clerical sexual abuse, and why it matters.  Read more

Archbishop Bernard Hebda.

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

Sep 23, 2020

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

Catholic composer David Haas performs.

Archdiocese drops music, prohibits concerts, after new allegations against David Haas

Jul 10, 2020

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis said Thursday it has received new allegations of misconduct on the part of... Read more

David Haas in a concert at the Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines.

Catholic composer David Haas accused of 'sexual battery' and 'spiritual manipulation'

Jun 14, 2020

By JD Flynn

The composer of several well-known songs used in Catholic liturgies has been dropped by a prominent hymnal publisher, amid accusations... Read more

Interior of St. Mary's Basilica in Minneapolis. Courtesy photo.

Amid riots, Minneapolis basilica damaged by fire

May 30, 2020

By JD Flynn

The nation’s first basilica sustained fire damage amid the Minneapolis riots that have crippled the city after the death of... 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

May 29, 2020

By JD Flynn

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

An election polling place during a United States election.

Archbishop Hebda warns priests against voting in Super Tuesday primary

Feb 27, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

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

St. Paul’s Cathedral in Minnesota.

Minnesota abuse survivors to speak at 'restorative justice' conference

Jan 22, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

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

Pope Francis at a 2019 Vatican synod.

As Pope Francis calls for a 'synodal' Church, some US dioceses are holding synods

Nov 16, 2019

By Matt Hadro

As some U.S. dioceses convene local synods to discuss topics ranging from the family to evangelization, bishops are preaching the... Read more

Archbishop Harry Flynn.

Archbishop Harry Flynn dies at 86

Sep 23, 2019

Archbishop Harry Flynn, a former leader of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, has died.  Read more