News & Events

Conference for Restorative Justice and Reconciliation

January 14, 2020 — A Conference for Restorative Justice and Reconciliation will take place Thursday, January 23, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn & Suites, Lake Elmo, Minnesota. This conference is open to all victim/survivors, and anyone who has been impacted by clergy sexual abuse. Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Ramsey County Attorney John Choi will update us on the Ramsey County Settlement Agreement and share the direction as we move forward. Retired Justice Janine Geske from Milwaukee, will share her experience working with restorative justice and abuse survivors. A panel of survivors and others will share their experiences concerning clergy sexual abuse and how it has changed their lives. Continue reading

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

August 6, 2019 – This morning, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office appeared at its scheduled, periodic hearing in Ramsey County Court before Judge Teresa R. Warner. At that time, the Archdiocese filed its seventh semi-annual Report with the Court setting forth its substantial compliance with the Settlement Agreement. Continue reading

Statement Regarding Bishop Accountability Measures Approved by USCCB

June 14, 2019 – From Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda: I found great encouragement in the actions taken this week by the bishops of the United States. There was overwhelming support for the measures taken to make sure that structures are in place to hold bishops accountable for their actions, structures that call upon the indispensable gifts and expertise of our lay sisters and brothers. Continue reading

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

January 10, 2019 – This morning, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office appeared at its scheduled, periodic hearing in Ramsey County Court before Judge Teresa R. Warner. At that time, the Archdiocese filed its sixth semi-annual Report with the Court setting forth its substantial compliance with the Settlement Agreement. Continue reading