As archbishop, Nienstedt almost seemed to relish the bad-cop role. But as the Vatican opened in recent years, he closed down.
The Catholic Coalition for Church Reform, meanwhile, wrote to the papal nuncio asking for the archbishop’s resignation and to have a voice in his replacement.
Archbishop John Nienstedt and other Catholic bishops will be at the Capitol, and will also meet with Gov. Mark Dayton.
Reporter Tom Webb also criticizes paper for straining-at-the-leash marriage amendment support.