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Jun 19, 2020 - 12:00 am .- A Catholic high school in Wisconsin will not change its name from “Columbus Catholic High School” after a petition from alumni and other members of the community requested the change. But with Columbus statues coming down in cities across the country, one expert says the explorer has been mischaracterized.
May 26, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The Minnesota Catholic Conference on Tuesday called the death of a black man while he was in police custody a “tragedy,” and welcomed an investigation.
May 20, 2020 - 05:05 pm .- The bishops of Minnesota say they will permit parishes to resume the public celebration of Masses next week, and defy a state prohibition of religious gatherings exceeding 10 people.
Mar 2, 2020 - 03:52 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Minnesota have published guidelines regarding gender identity and Catholic schools, emphasizing the Catholic mission of schools and the Church’s doctrinal teaching on sexuality and identity.
Jan 18, 2020 - 04:35 pm .- Young adults from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis are accompanying their bishops on their ad limina visit to Rome this week, joining them at “the threshold of the apostles.”
Jan 7, 2020 - 12:52 am .- Reflecting on the flight of the Holy Family into Egypt, the Catholic and Lutheran bishops of Minnesota issued an open letter encouraging Christians to adopt a welcoming attitude toward refugees.
Nov 3, 2019 - 03:10 am .- Minnesota’s restrictions on abortion are too important for pro-abortion groups to eliminate through a single lawsuit, pro-life defenders of the 13 challenged laws have said.
Aug 23, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- A federal court has reversed a decision dismissing a lawsuit brought against the Minnesota Human Rights Act.
Nov 20, 2018 - 03:53 pm .- The Diocese of Winona-Rochester will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it was announced Sunday. Bishop John Quinn wrote a letter explaining the decision, which was distributed in bulletins throughout the diocese.
Mar 7, 2017 - 12:02 am .- Facing over one hundred lawsuits concerning sex abuse claims dating back to the 1950s, the Diocese of New Ulm has filed for bankruptcy and plans a reorganization.
Sep 20, 2013 - 11:55 am .- Pope Francis today accepted the resignation of Bishop John Kinney, 76, of the Diocese of Saint Cloud, and appointed as his replacement Bishop Donald Kettler, who until today had led the Fairbanks diocese.

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