Priests who were involved in misconduct received financial, therapeutic and spiritual support, the archdiocese said in a statement released Tuesday.
A former top accountant for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis claimed Monday that the church has made payments to nine priests despite their sexual misconduct.
Ramsey County Attorney John Choi says he's looking into findings from a Monday MPR News investigation that shows Catholic Church leaders did not tell parishioners of the Rev. Curtis Wehmeyer's sexual addiction and past misconduct.
The Rev. Mark Huberty, pastor of the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Maplewood, has taken a voluntary leave of absence over an allegation he inappropriately touched a woman, which he denies.
Ramsey County's top prosecutor says he's deeply concerned about the way the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis handled the case of a priest who was known to be a sex addict -- and who was later convicted of child sexual abuse.
The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests is calling for a criminal investigation of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, following revelations that archdiocese officials knew about a priest's sexual compulsions for at least a decade before police arrested him for sexually abusing two boys.
Curtis Wehmeyer's eight years as a St. Paul priest are dotted with episodes of risky, sex-fueled behavior -- and the leaders of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis knew all about it. Last year, the parish of Blessed Sacrament faced a horror: Wehmeyer was convicted for his sexual abuse of two teenage boys.
During Sunday mass, the Rev. Mark Huberty, pastor of the chuch, characterized an allegation that he had inappropriate contact with a woman as a "serious concern."
Attorneys for the Minnesota Senate have asked a federal judge to dismiss Michael Brodkorb's wrongful termination lawsuit against the Senate.
A committee looking at security at the state Capitol held a discussion today about whether people should be allowed to carry guns at the public building.
The St. Louis Park Democrat is the third member of his party to announce a bid to replace Mark Ritchie, who announced in June that he's not running again.
State Sen. Julianne Ortman, R-Chanhassen, kicked off her campaign for the U.S. Senate on Saturday. Ortman made the announcement in Waconia, the heart of her Senate district.
The four Republican candidates for governor introduced themselves to a group of several hundred of the party faithful at an event last night in Moundsview.
Phil Villaume, the lead attorney representing Michael Brodkorb in his lawsuit against the Minnesota Senate, has withdrawn from the case because of an errant filing that released private documents to the public.
Gov. Mark Dayton is refusing to divulge where he and the state's top economic development official went last week to encourage a business to expand in Minnesota.