Jean Hopfensperger

Reporter | Reporter - Philanthropy/Nonprofits
Phone: 612-673-4511
Jean Hopfensperger covers religion, philanthropy and nonprofits in Minnesota.

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Feb. 17: Archdiocese names 9 more priests

All but one case involves incidents from 25 to 50 years ago, the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis said in a statement.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 09:21 PM

Archdiocese spent $8.8M on clergy misconduct; $3M deficit

The first release of a detailed financial audit shows that even with insurance, the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis spent nearly $9 million on settlements, victim therapy and priest support.

Updated: February 13, 2014, - 09:54 PM

Archbishop ordered to testify about clergy sex abuse

Judge John Van de North also ordered the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to create a list of all priests accused of sexually abusing minors since 2004 by Feb. 18.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 05:41 AM

Philanthropy beat: Volunteer Expo at MOA Feb. 15

HandsOn Twin Cities kicks off its annual volunteer expo at the Mall of America this weekend, giving Minnesota do-gooders a...

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 05:58 PM

Feb. 6: Court battle threatens to disrupt e-gambling

Express Games, the state’s largest distributor of electronic pulltab games, has won a temporary restraining order against the games’ manufacturer, Acres 4.0.

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 09:23 AM

Football fans are true believers at game time

Half of fans – “as many as 70 million Americans” – see God or the supernatural at work in Sunday’s...

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 11:02 PM

Jan. 30: Wehmeyer case under review again

Ramsey County officials said they are reviewing a document received after they cleared church officials.

Updated: January 30, 2014, - 09:14 PM

Archdiocesan leaders avoid charges in two clergy misconduct cases

Ramsey and Washington county attorneys declined to prosecute archdiocese leaders accused of failing to report sex abuse and porn.

Updated: January 30, 2014, - 11:03 AM

Philanthropy beat: Nonprofit helps kids talk about abuse

About 450 children walk up the steps to CornerHouse in Minneapolis each year and describe to staff members inside how...

Updated: January 20, 2014, - 04:48 PM

Obituary: Manuel Guerrero's goal was equal justice for all

Manuel Guerrero was one of Minnesota’s most influential Hispanic attorneys, serving as a founder and first director of the Minnesota...

Updated: January 16, 2014, - 07:51 PM

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