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NBC’s ‘Today’ Show Features St. John’s Bible [VIDEO]

The St. John's Bible was featured on NBC's "Today" show this (Wednesday) morning. Host Matt Lauer talked with Calligrapher Donald Jackson.

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Restored bell (Order of the Sisters of Saint Benedict)
Restored bell (Order of the Sisters of Saint Benedict)
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Century Old Bell Ready to Ring Again

A 105-year-old bell has been restored and is ready to ring again. The massive 1,200 pound cast bronze bell was created in 1906 for the Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict. Major building renovations silenced the bell in 2000.

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Saint John’s Abbey Seeks to Keep Priest Info Private

The attorneys representing St. John's Abbey are asking a judge to keep secret any documents or evidence that they turn over in a clergy sex-abuse lawsuit regarding Rev. Francisco Schulte.

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The Saint John's Bible on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. (Photo by Jim Maurice)
The Saint John's Bible on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. (Photo by Jim Maurice)
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Amen! The Saint John’s Bible is Finished [AUDIO, PHOTOS]

Saint John's Abbey and University have unveiled the final pages of the St. John's Bible. During a ceremony today (Thursday) at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Abbot John Klassen says attempting to create the first hand-written bible in over 500 years was an opportunity they couldn't pass up.

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Saint John's Bible
Saint John's Bible
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Final Pages Of Saint John’s Bible To Be Unveiled This Week [VIDEO]

A labor of love that began 15 years ago will finally come to an end this week when the final pages of the Saint John's Bible are unveiled. Saint John's Abbey and University will unveil the final pages on Thursday at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

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Randy OHC, Flickr
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Austin, Minnesota Now has Replica of the Saint John’s Bible [VIDEO]

A rare hand-written replica of the Saint John's Bible has been donated to the Austin Public Library. Patrons will now be able to look at the Heritage Edition of the St. John's Bible.

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Former Missouri Monk Admits Abuse, Lawsuit Implicates Area Church Officials in Cover-Up

A former monk at a Benedictine monastery in northwestern Missouri is admitting that he had inappropriate sexual relations with several members of a boys choir in the 1980s.

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Area Parishes Name New Joint School

A new joint school serving several parishes now has a name. The board of the new school serving the Parishes of St. Joseph in St. Joseph and Waite Park, St. Michael, St. Paul and St. Peter will be called All Saints Academy.

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Abbot Timothy Kelly (St. John's Abbey)
Abbot Timothy Kelly (St. John's Abbey)
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St. John’s Abbey Responds To Allegations Of Abuse Against Kelly

St. John's Abbey has responded to more allegations of sexual abuse. The Abbey released a written statement today (Tuesday) saying "The Abbey is saddened and shocked to learn of allegations of sexual abuse in the mid-60s against one of it's deceased members, Abbot Timothy Kelly. In accordance with its Policy, St. John's Abbey has begun an investigation of the accusation."

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New York Man To Sue St. John’s, Alleging Abuse

A New York man is suing St. John's Abbey and the Order of St. Benedict in Collegeville, alleging a former abbot abused him years ago at a Bronx church. Attorneys for the alleged victim say in a news release their client was abused by Abbot Timothy Kelly in 1966 and 1967, when the victim was an altar boy at St. Anselm's church in New York, where Kelly was an associate pastor.

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