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Diocese of Saint Paul-Minneapolis

Vatican sides with Archbishop on merging parishes10/12/2011

The merger of several Roman Catholic parishes in the Twin Cities will go forward, despite objections by some members of the congregation.

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2011/10/11/local-parishes-denied-merger-appeal

It's closing time for St. Philip 6/8/2011

St. Philip in north Minneapolis is among the congregations forced by demographics and finances to close down and merge.

http://www.startribune.com/it-s-closing-time-for-st-philip/123203858/

Catholic parishes appeal mergers 11/4/2010

Eighteen of 21 parishes facing reorganization ask archdiocese to reconsider.

http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/faith/106687023.html?elr=KArks:

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St. Paul-Minneapolis Catholic Archdiocese Releases New Strategic Plan: Who Was Consulted? 10/17/2010

The Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis, which is "right-sizing" by closing churches and merging parishes (even as the Archdiocese engages in a hugely expensive, glitzy political video campaign against same-sex marriage), has a statement now on its website about the strategic planning process that supports the right-sizing.

http://theprogressivecatholicvoice.blogspot.com/2010/10/st-paul-minneapolis-catholic.html

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