ST. PAUL - The Twin Cities archdiocese has released five additional names of clerics with “substantiated” claims of sexual abuse of a minor. Three were priests and two were religious brothers. All but one had been the subject of media reports or claims alleging abuse, and all are now dead.
Emily Gurnon, St. Paul Pioneer Press
May 22, 2014
MOORHEAD – A measure urging Thrivent Financial to rescind restrictions on donations to groups based on their stances on issues such as abortion, sexual orientation or gun control, was passed – barely – by the Northwestern Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
GRAND FORKS – The Rev. Terry Brandt, who has served six years as associate with the bishop of the Eastern North Dakota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, was elected bishop of the synod on Sunday in Grand Forks.
Pamela Knudson, Forum News Service
May 11, 2014
VATICAN CITY - The late Pope Paul VI, who led the Roman Catholic Church during one of its most turbulent modern periods and enshrined its opposition to contraception, will move a step closer to sainthood in October, the Vatican said on Saturday.
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