Four listening sessions scheduled for March

Bishop Donald Kettler will hold listening sessions following an allegation of past sexual misconduct involving Bishop Harold Dimmerling while he was serving as a priest of the Diocese of St. Cloud.

Vatican summit opens with acknowledgment of evil committed

Opening the Vatican summit on child protection and the clerical sexual abuse crisis, Pope Francis said, “The holy people of God are watching and are awaiting from us not simple, predictable condemnations, but concrete and effective measures” to stop abuse.