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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: St. Paul and Minneapolis Vicar resigns after court revelations

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ST. PAUL -- The second-in-command at the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has stepped down after a St. Paul report was released in court yesterday (Thu) that claims church officials knew a priest had possessed child pornography but still assigned him to duties that included contact with children. The report shows that seized evidence of child pornography was kept in a vault, and also accuses Reverend Peter Laird of keeping that information hidden from investigators.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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