Historic agreement to protect children

Office of Ramsey County Attorney

January 28, 2020

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi and Archbishop Bernard Hebda held a joint press conference on January 28 formally concluding the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office’s four-year oversight of the civil settlement agreement with the Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis.

The primary objective of the agreement was to transform the organizational culture of the Archdiocese into one that is vigilant about protecting children from clergy sex abuse.

View press conference video

Related items:

Press Release
RCAO Cultural Assessment Report
Final Independent Auditor’s Report on compliance with the settlement agreement
Eighth 6-Month Status Report submitted by the Archdiocese on its status and progress of implementation of the settlement agreement
Archdiocese Safe Environment Plan
Background and Timeline of Events

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