Jean Hopfensperger

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

Recent content from Jean Hopfensperger

Project Minnesota-León marks three decades of linking Nicaraguans and Minnesotans

It was 1984 when Bryce Hamilton traveled with a delegation to the war-torn country of Nicaragua, a small Central American...

Updated: October 28, 2014, - 07:36 PM

17 more priest offenders are identified by St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese

The latest list brings to 55 the number of priests credibly accused of abuse while serving the archdiocese.

Updated: October 23, 2014, - 11:53 PM

Obituary: Glen Berryman was longtime accounting professor at U's Carlson School

For students at the Carlson School of Management from the 1960s through the 1990s, Glen Berryman was the accounting professor...

Updated: October 22, 2014, - 06:18 PM

Archdiocese to tackle economic settlements for abuse victims

After the historic deal with the Twin Cities Archdiocese, the difficult job of settling other church lawsuits looms.

Updated: October 20, 2014, - 02:57 PM

Church reached out to victims' lawyer after years of battles

The historic settlement between the Twin Cities archdiocese and Minnesota’s top clergy abuse attorney was set in motion on a sunny afternoon in July. That’s when the phone rang in attorney Jeff Anderson’s office.

Updated: October 19, 2014, - 10:02 AM

'We've forged a new way,' attorney says of clergy-abuse settlement

A settlement has been reached in a historic lawsuit that had forced the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to release the names of its clergy child abusers and provide thousands of pages of documents about how it handled them.

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 10:18 AM

Oct. 3: Abuse by 4 priests in Twin Cities, New Ulm alleged

All of the Minnesota priests are now deceased.

Updated: October 13, 2014, - 10:43 AM

Files on Winona clergy who abused kids are made public

Newly unsealed papers expose child sexual abuse by 14 priests in the Winona Diocese. The documents also show that the diocese, led by Bishop John Quinn, above, “anticipates eventual bankruptcy.”

Updated: October 13, 2014, - 10:41 AM

Settlement with archdiocese near in clergy sex abuse lawsuit

The proposed settlement is to be presented to court this morning.

Updated: October 13, 2014, - 05:18 AM

Minnesota Muslims spread word that ISIL is not Islam

The beheadings and warfare have added new urgency to Minnesota Muslims’ message of charity and service.

Updated: October 05, 2014, - 12:04 AM

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