The law firm of Jeff Anderson deposed Archbishop John Nienstedt on Wednesday, marking the first time the head holy man has been forced to answer questions about sexual abuse allegations during his seven-year reign over the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Anderson's firm is tight-lipped a ... More >>
He couldn't have been more clear. Both before and after a press conference on Dec. 5 -- when he joined the victims of pedophile priests in his St. Paul office -- attorney Jeff Anderson pointed to the photo of a smiling, bespectacled holy man. His eggshell of a head reflected more light than his co ... More >>
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis today released the names of men who are suspected of sexual abuse between the mid 1950s and '80s, vowing to make the revelations a standard practice while withholding details of the allegations."This is a tragedy that has caused insufferable harm to victim ... More >>
This morning, a photo of Wade Michael Page -- the 40-year-old U.S. Army veteran suspected of being the sole gunman responsible for the Milwaukee-area Sikh temple shooting that left seven dead yesterday, including Page himself -- began to circulate around the internet.The photo was released by the So ... More >>
The Atlantic's headline says it all -- "Good News, Liberals: 'Crazy' Michele Bachmann Is Back."Their evidence? Bachmann sounding the alarm during a speech last week about an upcoming "suicide-bomber conference" in Chicago. She called on President Obama to shut down the "subversive" gathering, warnin ... More >>
Father John Echert via The Eponymous FlowerThe discoloration was actually caused by a fungus, not a miracle. The mystery behind the discarded communion wafer that ominously turned blood red in a St. Paul church has been solved. When the strange event occurred at St. Augustine Church in south St ... More >>
Godfather's Pizza millionaire Herman Cain.In pizza millionaire Herman Cain's world, all Muslims are anti-American Sharia freaks bent on forcing their religion down everyone's throats. And Cain, a Christian Republican who is toying with a presidential run, and who figures it's OK to force his ... More >>
DPerstinThings you find in a park: Goat heads!St. Paul Police and Animal Control officials are looking into something you don't see everyday: A severed goat head. Someone found it in Marydale Park in St. Paul's North End on Saturday. "A woman was walking in the park, and saw something in a p ... More >>
She was interviewed by a couple of people most folks have never heard of, Babe Huggett and Warner Todd Huston
Creationists bring their battle against science to the University of Minnesota.
In the struggle to place queer folks in rostered leadership positions, the ELCA is getting all queer with language.
Rev. Bonnie Perry sure hopes so.
FBI Director Robert S. Mueller says that Shirwa Ahmed, the Minnesota Somali man who blew himself up in Somalia last year, was indoctrinated in the U.S.
Imams, community leaders, and parents of Somali youth who have disappeared in recent months planned a press conference in response to recent media coverage. But disagreements led the organizers to cancel the event.
After a wave of shootings has taken the lives of several Somali men, local Somali students listened to a message of non-violence Wednesday at the University of Minnesota.
Was it a Kenyan assassin who killed the Minnesota-reared missionary—or was it madness? Seven years later, the verdict is in.
Put off by his controversial words on Israel, the University of St. Thomas snubs a Nobel Laureate
The Pontiff ate my baby; Angelina Jolie plays the whore of Babylon
Ignorance is.... A) Guaranteed by the Bill Of Rights; B) Evidence that our schools are working; C) Bliss
'Religious Right' illuminates the path to evildoing
Minnesota lawyer has made millions suing
Novelist and historian Tariq Ali on the war and the antiwar movement
Faith, salvation, and End Times in suburbia: Inside Grace Church.
God told Pastor Bruce King to lead Shepherd of the Valley back to the path of righteousness. His flock didn't want to go there.
The City of St. Paul is forced to close a rabbinical boarding school
A scorching Israeli drama mourns the state of marriage
John Travolta delivers the Scientology sermon of Battlefield Earth
From a strip-mall office on the Twin Cities fringe, a lab researcher-turned-Bible radio star lectures the nation
How the power of faith is fueling the revitalization of Catholic education
U Film Society's Jewish Film Festival delivers a celluloid shalom for the age of kabala chic
Is the Catholic Church engaging in its own kind of ethnic cleansing in Northeast Minneapolis?
St. Paul's Llewellyn Publications was New Age before New Age was cool. Now it's enormously lucrative, too.