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November 2019
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Court gives final approval to bankruptcy resolution

Bishop Sirba at press conference“Our first thoughts today are with the innocent people who suffered abuse,” said Bishop Paul Sirba at a press conference the afternoon of Oct. 21 at the Pastoral Center in Duluth, hours after bankruptcy Judge Robert Kressel of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District Court of Minnesota approved a $39.2 million agreement between survivors of clergy sexual abuse and the Diocese of Duluth. Read more >>

Matthew Miller ordained a deacon

Matthew Miller was one of 31 seminarians from the Pontifical North American College ordained to the transitional diaconate Thursday, Oct. 3, in Rome. The Most Rev. Robert P. Deely, J.C.D, Bishop of Portland, Maine, was the ordaining prelate at the ordination Mass in the Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican. Read more >>

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