Posts Tagged ‘Archdiocese of Seattle’

Bishops ‘review’ blessing of assisted suicide advocate Comments 0

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Questions are being asked after a man received a formal Catholic blessing at Mass shortly before committing medically assisted suicide. Robert Fuller, an HIV and cancer patient committed suicide on 10 May, five days after he was blessed at St Therese Parish in the Seattle archdiocese, After the blessing, Fr Quentin Dupont led children who Read more

Seattle archdiocese agrees to pay $12 million to abuse victims Comments 0

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Seattle Archdiocese has agreed to pay $US12.1 million to settle 30 sex abuse claims from former students of schools that were run by the Christian Brothers. One school is still operated by the archdiocese with involvement by the brothers; the other closed in the late 1960s. The most recent cases are nearly 30 years old Read more