Minnesota bishop faces further investigation, loses authority to handle sex abuse allegations
February 05, 2020
CWN Editor's Note: According to an archdiocesan statement, Archbishop Bernard Hebda of Saint Paul and Minneapolis “has recently been authorized by the Congregation for Bishops in Rome, to conduct further investigation related to claims that the Bishop of Crookston, Michael J. Hoeppner, had engaged in ‘acts or omissions intended to interfere with or avoid civil or canonical investigations of clerical sexual misconduct.’”The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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