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Anti-gay Archbishop under investigation for sexual misconduct with other men

BRIAN TASHMAN | Right Wing Watch | Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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John Nienstedt, the Catholic archbishop who championed the failed effort to ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota, is facing a church investigation over allegations of inappropriate sexual relationships with other men, including priests and seminary students. “I believe that the investigators have received about ten sworn statements alleging sexual impropriety ...

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Anti-gay Catholic bishop steps aside under allegations of sexual abuse

| Tuesday, December 17, 2013
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Twin Cities Catholic Archbishop John Nienstedt, who in 2010 advised a parishioner to reject her gay son or suffer eternal damnation, has stepped down from public ministry due to allegations that he inappropriately touched a young boy on the buttocks during a photo session a year earlier.

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Archbishop tells woman to reject gay son or suffer eternal damnation

| Wednesday, October 10, 2012
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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- As the battle heats up in Minnesota over a proposed state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, there has been renewed outrage by statements expressed by Twin Cities Catholic Archbishop John Nienstedt in a 2010 letter to one of his parishioners.

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MSP Archbishop John Nienstedt crusades against gay marriage

By Casey Michel| City Pages | Monday, June 25, 2012
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Minnesota's "City Pages" takes a closer look at Minneapolis-St. Paul Archbishop John Nienstedt and his crusade against gay marriage -- but increasingly, his flock of Minnesota Catholics isn't following.

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Anti-gay Pope Benedict XVI’s bigoted and bizarre speech

| Saturday, January 14, 2012
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Why are we even listening to the pronouncements of a “moral leader” who presides over a church that has spent billions of dollars to settle child molestation cases? The last thing hardworking, taxpaying, law abiding LGBT families need is to be scolded by the enablers of the child sexual abuse scandals.

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Minnesota Archbishop wants Catholics to recite prayer opposing gay marriage

| Friday, December 16, 2011
John Nienstedt
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., is calling on Catholics in his diocese to recite a special prayer during mass to promote passage of an anti-gay marriage amendment to the Minnesota state constitution.

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Catholic Church making deal with the devil to stop marriage equality in Minnesota?

| Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Archbishop John Nienstedt
The Minnesota Family Council is scum. It is a group devoted to demonizing and stigmatizing the gay community through junk science and ugly propaganda. Yet it is the same group which Archbishop John Nienstedt seems no problem in teaming up with in order to stop marriage equality in Minnesota.

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Twin Cities’ Catholic Churches instructed to form anti-gay marriage committees

| Tuesday, October 18, 2011
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MINNEAPOLIS -- John Nienstedt, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Minneapolis and St. Paul, has urged church priests to form committees to help pass a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage in Minnesota.

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Minnesota Archbishop denies Communion to gay, lesbian students

| Tuesday, October 5, 2010
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About 25 students from St. John's University and the College of St. Benedict say they were turned away from communion because they were wearing rainbow buttons that indication membership in, or solidarity with a gay and lesbian student group. Archbishop John Nienstedt of the Roman...

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MN Archdiocese sending anti-gay marriage DVD to 800,000 parishioners

| Monday, September 20, 2010
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Archbishop John Nienstedt of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, announced Monday that every Catholic in the state will be mailed a DVD defending marriage as between one man and one woman. [caption id="attachment_10743" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Nienstedt"][/caption] It's the latest effort to...

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