Jean Hopfensperger

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

Recent content from Jean Hopfensperger

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

Jan. 14: Archdiocese seeks more time

Church lawyers again ask court to put off deadline for disclosing list of priests accused of sexually abusing children and teens since 2004.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 06:14 PM

Giving: U.S. ranks high on World Giving Index

The World Giving Index, a survey of 135 countries and their charity habits, was released last month. How does the...

Updated: January 13, 2014, - 05:40 PM

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