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Statement Regarding Rev. Thomas Joseph

January 23, 2018 – Father Thomas Joseph, Parochial Administrator of the Church of Saint Nicholas in Carver, has been temporarily removed from ministry following an allegation of inappropriate conduct involving an adult. Continue reading

Thomas L. Johnson Named Ombudsperson

January 5, 2018 – It was announced today in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis’ fourth report to Ramsey County District Court that Thomas L. Johnson has volunteered to serve as the ombudsperson for anyone who has questions or concerns in regards to a sexual abuse case involving the Archdiocese. Continue reading

Fourth Report by the Archdiocese on its Status and Progress of Implementation of the Settlement Agreement

January 5, 2018 – This morning, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office appear at its scheduled, periodic hearing in Ramsey County Court before Judge Teresa R. Warner. At that time, the Archdiocese filed its fourth semi-annual Report with the Court setting forth its substantial compliance with the Settlement Agreement. Continue reading

Documents Posted: Independent, External Audit of the Archdiocese’s Safe Environment Policies and Procedures

January 5, 2018 – An independent, external audit of the Archdiocese’s Safe Environment policies and procedures was conducted and it found that the Archdiocese is in substantial compliance with the Ramsey County Settlement Agreement. The required report was submitted in Ramsey County District Court today by representatives of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, including Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda and director of the Office of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment, Judge Tim O’Malley. Continue reading