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October 31, 2012 at 6:29 PM

O’Dea High School principal resigns, denies abuse allegations from 1970s

The principal of O’Dea High School has resigned, according to news release from acting principal James Walker. In a letter on the school’s website, Zachary Lell, chairman of the O’Dea School Board, says, “The O’Dea School Board learned today that Brother Walczak has been accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The accusations relate to Br….


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July 5, 2012 at 3:34 PM

$6.4 million going to Seattle Catholic-school sex-abuse victim

A man who, as a child, was sexually abused by a  Seattle Catholic school official has won a $6.4 million in court, one of the largest such awards in state history. The jury at King County Courthouse found the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, a worldwide Catholic order of priests, guilty of ignoring the plaintiff’s sex-abuse…


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