Bankruptcy judge OKs settlement between Duluth Diocese, abuse survivors

A bankruptcy judge approved a $39.2 million settlement Oct. 21 between the Diocese of Duluth and victims/survivors of clergy sexual abuse.

Archbishop Hebda to oversee an inquiry into bishop's handling of abuse claim

Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis will oversee an investigation of Bishop Michael Hoeppner of Crookston for allegedly thwarting a police or canonical investigation of clerical sexual misconduct.