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Following his resignation, former Archbishop John Neinstedt denies allegations

Monday, July 20, 2015
"It pains me deeply that my good name and reputation have been put into question," said former Archbishop John Neinstedt to The Star Tribune.
Neinstedt has called homosexuality "evil" in the past, and thinks equal marriage laws are a Satanic "man-made experiment" that would harm children. ...

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Report: Former Twin Cities archbishop tried to limit probe into sexual misconduct

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Former St. Paul-Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt
The former archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Rev. John Nienstedt, interfered with an investigation by an outside law firm into allegations of his misconduct. ...

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Embattled Minn. archbishop calls for resignation of gay music director

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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VICTORIA, Minn. -- Embattled Catholic Archbishop John Nienstedt has asked for the resignation of a popular music director at a Victoria, Minn., church because he married his longtime same-sex partner. Father Bob White, who leads St. Victoria Catholic Church, has ...

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

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Archbishop John Nienstedt
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 ...

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

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Archbishop John Nienstedt
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 ...

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Archbishop tells woman to reject gay son or suffer eternal damnation

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Archbishop John Nienstedt
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 ...

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MSP Archbishop John Nienstedt crusades against gay marriage

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
Pope Benedict XVI
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 ...

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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 ...

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