The settlement, which involved abuse allegedly carried out by Christian Brothers, totaled $12.1 million. "I deeply regret the pain suffered by these victims," Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain said.
A lawsuit brought by a Catholic school administrator fired because he entered a same-sex marriage can proceed without violating the school's First Amendment rights, a Seattle court has ruled.
Fr. Harry Quigg continued to perform baptisms, weddings and funerals despite being removed from ministry after abuse allegations in 2004. How? The archbishop at the time never revealed his name.
Ongoing investigations in the Seattle archdiocese have yielded no clear answers to the source of the breach of personal information that was used in a fraudulent tax return scheme.
The National Labor Relations Board ruled April 17 that adjunct professors at Seattle University have a right to form a union and the Jesuit school is not exempt from the board's jurisdiction based on religious freedom protections under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The university received the decision Thursday.
The Seattle archdiocese has set six regional meetings to discuss the ongoing impact of an expansive personal information security breach.
False tax returns filed in the names of archdiocesan, school and parish employees and volunteers alerted the archdiocese to the security breach.
Updated: Seattle archdiocese said it had no role in Mark Zmuda's dismissal from Eastside Catholic School, will seek suit dismissed.