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COLUMN: Archbishop Acknowledges 'Some Serious' Mistakes Were Made

Updated: 11/19/2013 12:07 PM
Created: 10/24/2013 10:24 AM KSTP.com
By: Jennie Olson

St. Paul Archbishop John Nienstedt acknowledges "some serious" mistakes have been made in the way the archdiocese handled allegations of clergy sexual misconduct over the last decade, and he pledges new steps to protect the faithful.
    
Nienstedt made the comments in a column posted Thursday on the website of The Catholic Spirit, the archdiocese's official newspaper.

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In this Oct. 21, 2010 file photo, Archbishop John C. Nienstedt talks about the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis at his office in St. Paul, Minn.
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