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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 is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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