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UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 10:55 a.m.

Spokane nun who spent 55 years in service of others dies on Christmas Day

Sister Celine Steinberger, who led many fundraising efforts and was a friend to all who knew her, died on Christmas Day. She was 75.

UPDATED: Fri., April 17, 2015, 2:26 p.m.

Weitensteiner, longtime director of Morning Star Boys Ranch, reinstated as priest

The Rev. Joseph Weitensteiner, the former director of the Morning Star Boys Ranch, has been reinstated into the active Catholic ministry after sex abuse claims against him were denied by …

Boys’ Ranch reaches deal

Nineteen lawsuits against the Morning Star Boys’ Ranch have been settled, part of a larger settlement that’s expected to sew shut all of the outstanding legal issues surrounding the clergy …

Morning Star joins diocese in mediation effort

A mediation effort designed to resolve ongoing legal problems faced by the Catholic Diocese of Spokane now includes the Morning Star Boys Ranch, according to court records. It sets up …

Diocese appeals contempt order

The Catholic Diocese of Spokane and members of its legal team have appealed a ruling that they were in contempt of court for intimidating a bankruptcy trustee. It’s the latest …