U.S. bishops take action to respond to church abuse crisis

BALTIMORE – During the June 11–13 spring assembly of the U.S. bishops in Baltimore, it was clear the bishops had to respond to the sexual abuse crisis in the church — and on the last day of their gathering they approved a series of procedures to begin this process.

Proposed protocol outlines restrictions on bishops facing claim of abuse

BALTIMORE – If a credible accusation of sexual misconduct has been reported against a retired bishop, his successor may act to limit the retired bishop’s scope of ministry, including the celebration of the sacraments and the right to be buried in the diocesan cathedral, according to a proposed document presented…

Congratulations, class of 2019!

Western Washington’s 11 Catholic high schools are sending 1,457 graduates into the world this spring. On behalf of the entire Archdiocese of Seattle, Northwest Catholic is proud to honor the members of the class of 2019.