A ministry for homebound victim-survivors of clergy abuse to receive the Eucharist in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is an example of the creativity needed to help abuse survivors find healing, said the executive director of the Secretariat for Child and Youth Protection for the U.S. bishops.
Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
After Guilty Verdict In Floyd Murder, Bishops Say Work For Racial Justice Continues
After the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd late Tuesday, April 20, Catholic Church leaders said America needs to continue to work on the issue of racial justice.
Minneapolis Archbishop Hebda Encourages Prayers, Peace After Fatal Police Shooting
After a night of protests and vandalism April 11 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, following the police shooting of Daunte Wright, Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis urged prayers for justice and peace.
With Minneapolis Trial Ahead, Catholics Pray for Peace, Fear More Unrest
Just before 8 a.m. March 22, nine people gathered outside St. Olaf Parish in downtown Minneapolis in a garden dedicated to St. Francis to pray that saint’s famous prayer: “Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.”
Minnesota Faith Leaders Pray for Peace, Justice During Chauvin Trial
Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis prayed March 7 for peace and justice in the upcoming trial of a white former city police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, an African American. He died while in police custody last May.
Priest Plans to Auction Coveted Baseball Cards to Aid Low-Income Students
A baseball card collection worth thousands of dollars was a split second away from being dropped into a trash can and disappearing forever in a landfill.
Years After Trip to Abortion Clinic, Women Find Healing, Rebuild Friendship
Jill King remembers her roommate 30 years ago calling her into the bathroom of their apartment. Carla Stream was sitting on a chair, wrapped in a towel.
Veteran Says ‘Little Flower’ Kept Him Alive During Months of Bombing Runs
A German Messerschmitt fighter plane was bearing down on Don Stoulil’s B-17 bomber as he flew a mission during World War II.