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Minneapolis Mayor Opens up About Sexual Abuse as a Child

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she was sexually abused
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Archdiocese Adds Money for Abuse Victims to Bankruptcy Plan

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed an updated bankruptcy plan with more money for victims of clerical sexual abuse.

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Hennepin County Removes 20 Children From Juvenile Center

Hennepin County officials said they are removing 20 children from a northern Minnesota correctional facility for boys.

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Brooklyn Park Priest on Leave Pending Investigation

A suburban Minneapolis priest has agreed to go on paid leave while Pennsylvania authorities investigate whether there was a cover-up of sexual abuse by someone in his Catholic order.

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Settlement Results in Release of St. John’s Monk Files

St. John's Abbey has released the first batch of internal files of monks as part of a settlement of a clergy sex abuse lawsuit.

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Attorney's address the media about the sexual abuse lawsuit filed against the St. Cloud Diocese. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Attorney's address the media about the sexual abuse lawsuit filed against the St. Cloud Diocese. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Sexual Abuse Victims Bring Lawsuits Against St. Cloud Diocese [VIDEO]

Two women who were sexually abused as minors by a priest, have filed lawsuits against the St. Cloud Diocese. The two cases were filed this (Tuesday) morning under the Child Victims Act.

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Ramsey County Official Sues Boy Scouts For Alleged Sex Abuse

A St. Paul man is suing the Boy Scouts of America, claiming his scoutmaster repeatedly sexually abused him when he was between 12 and 16. Jim McDonough's lawsuit alleges the abuse happened between 1967 and 1971 at the hands of Leland "Lee" Opalinski, who died last year.

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Archbishop’s Resignation Could Spur Donations To Parishes

Some Catholics in Minneapolis and St. Paul are hoping that Archbishop John Nienstedt's resignation will prompt parishioners who have been withholding donations to start giving again.

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Archdiocese Priest Put On Leave After Past Abuse Allegation

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says it placed an active priest on a leave of absence after it received an allegation of past sexual abuse.

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Former St. Paul Schools Janitor Pleads Guilty to Sex Charges

A former St. Paul schools custodian accused of peeking at students in the bathroom faces 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to sex abuse charges.

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