Stories tagged: priest sex abuse
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 …
Tue., Oct. 19, 2010
Diocese seeking legal mediation
The Catholic Diocese of Spokane has turned to mediation in hopes of resolving a host of legal appeals and other problems. U.S. District Judge Michael Hogan, of Oregon, has been …
Tue., Oct. 5, 2010
Judge overturns contempt finding of Catholic Diocese
A senior federal judge in Spokane reversed a lower court order Monday and cleared the Spokane Catholic Diocese and its lawyers of contempt. It was a rare legal win for …
Wed., Sept. 15, 2010
Ruling puts parishes at risk of foreclosure
The Spokane Catholic Diocese must raise more than $800,000 this fall, some of it due in two weeks, to pay sex abuse claims or risk defaulting on its bankruptcy obligations …
Tue., May 11, 2010
Post Falls priest placed on leave
The Catholic Church has placed a Post Falls priest on administrative leave after an allegation of sexual misconduct with a man younger than 18 dating back to 1981 in Idaho …
Mon., June 1, 2009, 11:03 a.m.
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.
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 …