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  • Genealogical society pieces together history of Georgetown University slaves

    A team of volunteers toils each week at the downtown Spokane Public Library, trying to fill in the fates of a slave family sold from Maryland in 1838 to fund …

  • Jim Kershner’s this day in history

    From our archives, 100 years ago The Spokesman-Review’s editorial page said the Jesuits chose Mount St. Michael, just north of Hillyard, as the site of its under-construction seminary for a …

  • Spokane Catholic, Jesuit officials look forward to new pope

    A Jesuit pope gives Inland Northwest Catholics a reason to celebrate, especially with the region’s connection to the Society of Jesus through Gonzaga University.

  • Landmarks: Jack and Dan’s has deep roots in Gonzaga district

    One of just a handful of beer parlors that have remained in continuous operation since the end of Prohibition in 1933, Jack and Dan’s at 1226 N. Hamilton St., may …

  • Shawn Vestal: A pilgrimage, and a life, pursuing peace

    Thirty years ago, a small band of people were walking across America, from the west side of Washington to Washington, D.C. The following spring, they continued their pilgrimage, after a …

  • Jesuits to pay victims of abuse

    The Jesuit order that established Catholic missionary schools across the Northwest and Alaska has agreed to a $166 million payout to settle child sex-abuse allegations from 500 people against its …

  • Scores claim sex abuse

    More than 500 people have filed claims accusing Jesuits of sexually abusing children across the Northwest. The claims vary in severity and span decades and geography, from Native Alaskan village …

  • Abuse claims against Jesuits reach 500

    More than 500 people have filed claims accusing Jesuits of sexually abusing children across the Northwest.

  • Judge sets Nov. 30 deadline for claims

    People who contend they were sexually abused by Jesuit priests in the Northwest have until Nov. 30 to file claims.

  • Bankruptcy filing won’t affect GU, president says

    Gonzaga University officials said Wednesday the school will not be affected by the bankruptcy filing of the Society of Jesus, Oregon Province, the Jesuit order that covers five Northwest states. …

  • Alaska Natives sue Jesuit order

    SEATTLE – The Jesuit order has been sued by 43 Alaska Natives who say they were sexually abused as children, and mounting evidence shows that known pedophile priests were sent …



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