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June 24, 2014 at 5:43 PM

Seattle Archdiocese agrees to pay $12 million to sex abuse survivors

The Seattle Archdiocese has agreed to pay $12.125 million to 30 men who say they were sexually abused as children decades ago at Seattle’s O’Dea High School and Briscoe Memorial School in Kent. In lawsuits filed in King County Superior Court, the men allege the Seattle Archdiocese failed to protect them from known abusers, including two…


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March 11, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Seattle Archdiocese: Data breach may affect employees, volunteers

UPDATE 8 a.m. |  At least three Seattle area Catholic parishes, and the Archdiocese of Seattle’s chancery offices, have had employees or volunteers targeted by a tax-fraud scheme which has been occurring nationally.  The cases typically involve criminals getting people’s Social Security numbers and filing false tax returns in attempts to get refunds from the IRS. According to a memo sent Friday to area parishes by Chancellor…


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February 11, 2013 at 4:59 PM

Seattle Catholic school employee hit 2 kids with belt, police told

An employee of St. Therese Catholic Academy in Seattle has been placed on administrative leave after allegedly removing his belt and hitting two children with it last week. The two students had apparently ignored the employee’s repeated orders to stop throwing pencils at each other when the man allegedly hit them on the buttocks with a…


Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: Catholic School, Seattle Archdiocese, St. Therese Catholic Academy

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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