An online petition asks Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain to address what it charges is the archdiocese's "incomplete response" to the "clergy abuse crisis."
"... Pope Francis is calling for something far more radical than changing rigid laws into lax and liberal laws."
A gathering focused on the immediate needs of Seattle's homeless will be co-sponsored by the student governments of Seattle University and the University of Washington Dec. 2, on SU's campus.
More than 200 rallies held Wednesday across the U.S. marked Tax Day with calls for fair wages for a diverse cohort of labor groups.
In light of concerns, Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain is talking about revisiting archdiocesan protocols for funerals of priests removed from ministry for child sex abuse.
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.