The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed for bankruptcy following a wave of clergy sex abuse lawsuits that it says it cannot pay for. The move freezes the lawsuits while allowing the archdiocese to develop a reorganization plan. The archdiocese faces more than 20 lawsuits from people who say they were sexually abused by priests. More than 100 other lawsuits are pending. Archbishop John Nienstedt has repeatedly said he will not resign, despite calls for him to step down.
Child protection workers and care providers failed to work together for more than a year to safeguard 6-year-old Kendrea Johnson, despite knowing she was severely mentally ill and living in a chaotic Brooklyn Park foster home, according to records.
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Ex-vicar general helped out despite Rev. Michael Keating's record of abuse allegations.
Documents show the Rev. Michael Keating's career was advancing as investigators gathered information about alleged improprieties.
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Somali-American thought to be fighting for terrorists.