“I’m very sorry for what’s happened,” says Bishop William Skylstad to people gathered at Assumption Parish in Spokane, where six of 10 plaintiffs in a lawsuit say former priest Rev. Patrick O’Donnell molested them. Of the 15 U.S. dioceses in the United States that have filed for bankruptcy due to sexual abuse scandals, four are located in the Northwest
“I’m very sorry for what’s happened,” says Bishop William Skylstad to people gathered at Assumption Parish in Spokane, where six of 10 plaintiffs in a lawsuit say former priest Rev. Patrick O’Donnell molested them. Of the 15 U.S. dioceses in the United States that have filed for bankruptcy due to sexual abuse scandals, four are located in the Northwest COLIN MULVANY The Spokesman-Review
“I’m very sorry for what’s happened,” says Bishop William Skylstad to people gathered at Assumption Parish in Spokane, where six of 10 plaintiffs in a lawsuit say former priest Rev. Patrick O’Donnell molested them. Of the 15 U.S. dioceses in the United States that have filed for bankruptcy due to sexual abuse scandals, four are located in the Northwest COLIN MULVANY The Spokesman-Review

Catholic priest sex abuse isn’t new. Diocese bankruptcies started in the Northwest.

February 26, 2018 10:13 PM