Posts Tagged ‘Diocese of Crookston’

Pope asks US bishop to resign after cover-up investigation

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

A bishop in Minnesota resigned Tuesday at the request of Pope Francis after he was investigated by the Vatican for allegedly interfering with past investigations into clergy sexual abuse, officials said. The Vatican said Francis accepted the resignation of Crookston Bishop Michael Hoeppner and named a temporary replacement to run the diocese. Hoeppner is 71, Read more