Jean Hopfensperger

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

Recent content from Jean Hopfensperger

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

St. Cloud Diocese reveals names of priests accused of abuse

Thirty-three priests are on latest church list of priests accused of abusing minors. "I pray it will also give strength to those who have remained silent and allow them to come forward," said Bishop Donald Kettler.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 04:31 PM

Philanthropy beat: Loppet volunteer welcomes big freeze

A hardy group of volunteers descended upon wind-swept Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis this weekend, thrilled that temperatures were...

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 08:34 PM

Duluth priests accused of sex abuse named

Diocese’s bishop said all but three of 17 on the list have died.

Updated: January 02, 2014, - 12:03 PM

For Hmong Christians, cultures mesh comfortably

St. Paul congregation worships in a way that honors its homeland.

Updated: December 24, 2013, - 09:19 PM

Philanthropy beat: Salvation Army's Reggae Ringer gets in the groove

Wearing his trademark Hawaiian shirt and several leis Scott Clausen is one of the Salvation Army’s more creative volunteers.

Updated: December 23, 2013, - 08:27 PM

Dec. 17, 2013: Archbishop denies allegations, steps aside

Archbishop John Nienstedt vehemently denied the allegations and will remove himself from public ministry. St. Paul police say church officials aren't fully cooperating.

Updated: December 17, 2013, - 10:20 PM

Philanthropy beat: Nonviolent Peaceforce gets unexpected gift

The phone recently rang at the Nonviolent Peaceforce offices in Minneapolis, offering a gift that seemed too good to be...

Updated: December 16, 2013, - 07:44 PM

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