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Extended: Archbishop John Nienstedt Interview

Updated: 08/01/2014 9:52 AM
Created: 07/31/2014 4:54 PM KSTP.com

In a one-on-one interview, the Archbishop of the St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese defended himself and his actions as head of the Catholic Church in Minnesota. 

"I never covered up allegations of child sexual abuse by priests," Archbishop John Nienstedt told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS.

Nienstedt and the Catholic Church have been sued for not reporting and then covering up allegations of child sexual abuse by priests in the St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese. ... Read more.


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