2013 - Present
6-20-13: Doe 4 vs. DOC (Porter)
11-21-13: Doe 19 vs. DOC (Fitzgerald)
8-31-15: Judge Orders DOC (Marben)
10-3-16: Settlement (Jeyapaul)
5-9-17: Ron Vasek Civil Suit /Press Release (Hoeppner, Grundhaus)
12-27-17: Wrongly Reinstated(Sullivan)
11-5-19: DOC Depositions Released
2-4-20: Vatican Prohibits Bishop Hoeppner from Handling Sex Abuse Cases While Under Investigation for Concealing Clergy Abuse Himself
2017 - Present
5-10-17: MN Bishop Rejects Claim
9-26-18: Alleged Abuse Victim Searches for Justice
7-17-19: DOC Reaches Settlement/Releases Depositions
9-10-19: Vos estis Investigation Hoeppner
11-5-19: Bishop Kept Abuser in Ministry
1-14-20: When Will Pope Francis Act on Hoeppner?
2-4-20: Vatican Further Investigation Hoeppner.
Vortex, News Reports,
11-21-17: MN Abuse Victim Claims Bishop Bullied
6-4-19: Bishop Slams Michael Voris
6-5-19: Vortex 'Cover Up Bishop Attacks CM'
8-8-19: Vortex 'Competing Catholicism'
9-14-19: Michael Voris Speaker at Roman Catholic Revival Crookston
10-11-19: MN First to be Investigated
11-5-19: Deposition, Victim Testimony
11-6-19: Vortex 'Busted Bishop' (Ron Vasek Interview)
12-16-19: Catholics Demand Ouster MN Bishop
12-18-19: Vortex 'This Has Got to End' (Bemidji, Hoeppner, Braukmann, Huck)
1-10-20: MN Priest on Leave-Speaks Out (Kujawa)
1-14-20: Vortex 'Vengeful Bishop' (Bemidji, Hoeppner, Kujawa, Foltz)
2-4-20: Vatican Deepening Investigation (Hoeppner)
2-25-20: MN Laity Launch Website to Purify Their Diocese
4-14-21: Abusive Fathers (Hoeppner Mass of Thanksgiving/Farewell)
4-15-21: Good Riddance (Hoeppner Resignation)
National Catholic Register
Sep. 12, 2019: Vatican Authorizes 'Vos Estis' Investigation Into Minnesota Bishop Hoeppner
Nov. 5, 2019: Depositions Reveal MN Bishop Kept Admitted Child Abuser in Ministry.
Resignation of Bishop Michael Joseph Hoeppner
CROOKSTON, MINNESOTA, April 13, 2021 – It has been announced today that, after an extensive investigation, the Holy Father, Pope Francis, asked for, and has now accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael Hoeppner from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Crookston.