Madeleine Baran Feature Archive

Nienstedt said the men on the list released today "have substantiated claims against them of sexually abusing a minor while they were assigned as priests." (10/23/2014)
Archbishop John Nienstedt gave a false statement under oath about his knowledge of the Rev. Gilbert Gustafson's conviction for sexually assaulting a child, letters obtained by MPR News show. (10/23/2014)
Suddenly, the church's most pugnacious critic was making deals with figures he had called criminal conspirators. (10/20/2014)
Attorneys and religious leaders hailed the settlement as a landmark agreement, though much of it describes policies already in place. (10/13/2014)
The settlement will include an agreement for how church officials will handle future allegations of abuse, according to a source with knowledge of the announcement. (10/13/2014)
Top university leaders didn't know of a sex abuse complaint against the Rev. Michael Keating, according to a university-funded probe. Keating resigned his St. Thomas teaching post in September. (10/07/2014)
Winona Bishop John Quinn warned in March that clergy sex abuse suits could trigger bankruptcy. Victims' attorneys released Quinn's letter and other documents Tuesday. (10/07/2014)
A new lawsuit alleges that the late Rev. Ramon Buckley sexually assaulted a boy more than 30 years ago. (10/02/2014)
Archbishop: Church teachings "must be upheld," employee's marriage is "contrary to the Catholic faith." (09/23/2014)
A woman who claims the Rev. Michael Keating sexually abused her said the University of St. Thomas was wrong to allow Keating to resign under "false pretenses." (09/22/2014)
Sheriff's deputies are searching for Michael David Henderson, who is considered dangerous. (09/18/2014)
Attorney Jeff Anderson follows familiar strategy in bid to make church files public. (09/18/2014)
A woman last year accused the Rev. Michael Keating of sexually abusing her when she was a teen. (09/17/2014)
Newly released church documents detail efforts by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to keep details of clergy sex abuse quiet. Archbishops transferred one priest to 14 parishes. (09/16/2014)
The letter, signed by 12 of the private Catholic university's 21 tenured theology professors, asks Archbishop John Nienstedt to change his approach to the clergy sexual abuse crisis. (09/15/2014)