Stories tagged: Patrick O'Donnell
Sat., April 18, 2015
Diocese returns Morning Star ranch priest to ministry
The Rev. Joseph Weitensteiner, the former director of Morning Star Boys’ Ranch, has been reinstated as an active priest after the last sex abuse claims against him were rejected by …
Sat., May 26, 2012, 2 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Oct. 27, 2010
Vestal: Dad essential in making church address abuse
Did Spokane just lose its greatest man? Terry Corrigan’s son thinks so. And you have to grant that Corrigan – who died Saturday in a heart-rending accident – cleared a …
Wed., May 20, 2009, 9:57 a.m.
Seattle Catholic church abuse case settled
The remaining plaintiff in a priest sex abuse trial against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle agreed to settle his case after jurors raised questions and the diocese put a …
Wed., May 20, 2009
Man suing Seattle archdiocese recalls abuse by O’Donnell
SEATTLE – A man suing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle wept as he testified Tuesday that he thought he was the only boy being abused by a priest. Only …
Tue., May 19, 2009, 4:07 p.m.
Plaintiff in abuse case recalls torment by priest
A man suing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle says he thought he was the only boy being abused by a priest.
Tue., May 19, 2009
One of two plaintiffs in archdiocese abuse case settles
SEATTLE – One of two men suing the Seattle Roman Catholic Archdiocese over sexual abuse by a priest has agreed to a mid-trial settlement. The other plaintiff continued to press …
Mon., May 18, 2009, 2:24 p.m.
Victim in Seattle priest abuse trial settles case
One of two men suing the Seattle Roman Catholic Archdiocese over sexual abuse by a priest has agreed to a mid-trial settlement.
Thu., May 14, 2009, 4:12 p.m.
Putting abusive priests in parishes was wrong, pastor says
The pastor at St. James Cathedral resumed the witness stand Thursday in the trial against the Seattle Archdiocese, acknowledging that years ago, the archdiocese put known child molesters back in …
Wed., May 13, 2009
Former priest apologizes to victims in court
SEATTLE – A former Spokane priest with a long history of sexually abusing boys took the witness stand Tuesday in King County Superior Court and apologized for his behavior. “I’m …