Minnesota archdiocese settles civil case with prosecutor over sex abuse charges

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Former Archbishop John C. Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis, center, and other bishops from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota concelebrate Mass at the Altar of the Tomb in the crypt of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on March 9, 2015. Nienstedt resigned in June 2015 after a series of scandals. Photo by Paul Haring, courtesy of Catholic News Service

Former Archbishop John C. Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis, center, and other bishops from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota concelebrate Mass at the Altar of the Tomb in the crypt of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican on March 9, 2015. Nienstedt resigned in June 2015 after a series of scandals. Photo by Paul Haring, courtesy of Catholic News Service

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MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) A criminal case brought by the Ramsey County Attorney's Office against the Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis remains pending.