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Sexual abuse

January 2, 2017
Pope Francis leads a mass on New Year's Day at Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican January 1, 2017.    REUTERS/Remo Casilli
Pope tells bishops to have zero tolerance for sexual abuse
January 2, 2017 - 3:50pm
December 30, 2016
Dawne Schoep, left, and her attorney Brian Wojtalewicz said they hope the large award provided by a Chippewa County jury in her civil case gives a voice to the victims of sex abuse and sends a message to perpetrators that there is a day of reckoning even if they do not face criminal charges. They are shown Dec. 23 in front of the Chippewa County Courthouse in Montevideo following the civil trial.

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Chippewa County jury awards over $10 million in abuse case
December 30, 2016 - 4:55pm
June 2, 2016
Man, 82, to pay four female family members $37,500 each in sexual abuse settlement
June 2, 2016 - 11:11pm
April 19, 2016
Advocates aim to keep Crookston Diocese priest convicted of sex abuse from return to ministry
April 19, 2016 - 5:30am
March 29, 2016
Credibly accused priests in the Diocese of New Ulm.
List of the 16 former priests of the New Ulm Diocese accused of sexual abuse
March 29, 2016 - 6:48pm
Attorney Jeff Anderson (from left), Lori Stoltz,  Kim Schmit and Lori Stoltz, both of Willmar, speak Tuesda at a St. Paul news conference. Anderson disclosed in conjunction with the New Ulm Diocese the names of 16 priests identified as sexually abusing minors. Both Schmit and Stoltz spoke to the abuse from one priest that they had suffered. YouTube video screenshot/Jeff Anderson & Associatesplay button
Willmar women speak out as New Ulm Diocese priests accused of sexual abuse are named
March 29, 2016 - 6:45pm
March 8, 2016
Dawson man, 61, faces charges after massaging 14-year-old girl
March 8, 2016 - 11:23pm
March 3, 2016
 Peter Hoagland
Businessman faces lawsuits related to sexual abuse
March 3, 2016 - 12:21pm
October 15, 2014
Editorial: Agreement is historic in nature and healing
October 15, 2014 - 5:00am
April 16, 2014
Victor Arden Barnard
Minn. religous sect leader charged with sexually abusing girls, remains at large
April 16, 2014 - 1:00pm
December 24, 2013
Wright Co. cancels contract with ex-priest
December 24, 2013 - 8:00am
December 12, 2013
Sex abuse lawsuit filed against New Ulm Diocese; lawyers seeking accused priest names
December 12, 2013 - 11:16pm
Sex abuse lawsuit filed against New Ulm Diocese, lawyers seeking accused priest names
December 12, 2013 - 11:55am
October 18, 2013
Minn. police ask sex abuse victims to step up
October 18, 2013 - 8:05am
September 16, 2013
Women take Catholic diocese to court over Willmar priest abuse
September 16, 2013 - 5:00pm