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Crookston Bishop resigns from Diocese per request of the Vatican for his role in covering up sex abuse among the clergy

The bishop of the Diocese of Crookston has resigned per request of the Vatican for allegedly covering up sexual abuse committed by a priest in his Diocese. Bishop Richard Pates from the Emeritus Des Moines was named Apostolic Administrator by Pope Francis to temporarily replace Bishop Michael Hoeppner. The investigation, supervised by the Metropolitan Archbishop,…

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