Statement: Ramsey County Court Hearing Regarding Doe 1 Case

The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis is pleased with the outcome of today’s hearing before Ramsey County District Court Judge John Van de North in the Doe 1 case. We look forward to working with the Court, the opposing parties and the Special Master to see that this case moves forward.

Our goals, and the basis for every action and decision we are making, remain the protection of children, the healing of victims, and the restoration of trust of the faithful and our clergy who are serving our communities nobly and with honor.