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The $2 million gift to Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, seeks to create a national training and resource center for child abuse prevention and response.
Updated: In a statement, the Crookston bishop said he did not pressure a deacon candidate "to remain quiet" about an allegation of sexual abuse, but wished he handled their conversations differently.
Deacon candidate Ronald Vasek sued Bishop Michael Hoeppner of Crookston, Minnesota, for coercion over Vasek's prior revelation of sexual abuse by the diocese's former vicar general.