Hibbing priest arrested on suspicion of sexual misconduct with minor

Northlands News Center
May 6, 2015

Hibbing, MN ( -- A priest with the Diocese of Duluth is in police custody, accused of sexual misconduct with a minor.

Police arrested the 29-year-old man in Hibbing on Tuesday.

The Diocese released a statement today saying they are taking the situation very seriously and are monitoring developments closely.

They add they will cooperate fully with the authorities.

The priest is assigned to the Blessed Sacrament Parish in Hibbing and was ordained in June 2012.

Charges are expected to be filed as soon as Thursday.


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