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CN Advisory: High Concern

Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis

226 Summit Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55102

EIN: 41-0693908

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On May 24, 2016, The Wall Street Journal reported on the bankruptcy of Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in an article titled, "Minnesota Abuse Victims Claim Church Shielded $1.7 Billion in Assets." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory on Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Wall Street Journal article.

  • On June 3, 2016, The Catholic Spirit published an article titled, "Bankruptcy Judge: Accusations that archdiocese hiding assets false." For more information, please see The Catholic Spirit article.

  • On May 18, 2017, The StarTribune published an article titled, "Judge laments $15M in legal fees in St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese bankruptcy." For more information, please see The StarTribune article.

  • On August 10, 2018, The Star Tribune published an article titled, "Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis clergy abuse victims to vote on settlement." For more information, please see The Star Tribune article.

Charity Response

On March 25, 2017, The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis published a statement titled, "Archdiocesan Reorganization Update from Archbishop Hebda." An additional statement was published on May 11, 2017 and is titled, "Statement Regarding Reorganization Plan Vote."


The concerns raised about illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 41-0693908
Name in IRS Master File ARCHDIOCESE OF ST PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing activities
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (church)
Fiscal Year End June

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Charity Contact Info

Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
226 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102
EIN: 41-0693908


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