The former Benedictine monk was for more than 50 years a leader, organizer and member of U.S. Catholic reform groups that emerged after Vatican II.
The Black Lives Matter movement in St. Paul, Minn., has threatened to shut down the national Red Bull Crashed Ice tour event, which starts at the Cathedral of St. Paul.
A broad cross-section of reactions met the news of the resignations of Archbishop John Nienstedt and Auxiliary Bishop Lee Piché.
Updated: U.S. Archbishop John Nienstedt of St. Paul-Minneapolis resigned this morning, along with his auxiliary, Auxiliary Bishop Lee Piché.
Updated: The Ramsey County attorney brought six charges related to three victims of sexual abuse linked to former priest Curtis Wehmeyer.
Members of a Twin Cities youth group seeking a safe space to discuss life as an LGBT person of faith found none at an area Catholic church.
Vaughn Treco, a husband, grandfather of two and former Anglican priest, was ordained to the Catholic diaconate and priesthood in early May with the approval of Pope Francis.
His ordination as a Catholic priest who is married is allowed as an exception to the normal requirement for celibacy.
Treco will serve within the geographic boundaries of the St. Paul and Minneapolis archdiocese as a member of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter as the priest for a community of former Anglicans.
Finnegans beer company has centered its business model on the common good, contributing 100 percent of its profits to alleviate hunger.
Updated: The archdiocese described the bankruptcy as "the fairest way" to resolve existing and future claims of sexual abuse; Archbishop John Nienstedt restates he is not resigning.
A new business hopes to go national with its model that lets diners donate money from certain meals at restaurants to certain food pantries,.