Jesuits http://kplu.org en Next generation of priests faces the fallout of abuse http://kplu.org/post/next-generation-priests-faces-fallout-abuse <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-982070.mp3</p><p><em>This series looks at how the Catholic church and its victims move forward from the legacy of abuse.</em></p><p>The young men who are now old enough to consider entering the seminary grew up in an era of crisis in the Catholic church. Clergy sex abuse cases cast a shadow over the priesthood. Yet the church is adding priests who will inherit that legacy.</p><p> Tue, 16 Aug 2011 15:00:00 +0000 Jessica Robinson 2315 at http://kplu.org Next generation of priests faces the fallout of abuse Friendship forged out of a dark childhood past http://kplu.org/post/friendship-forged-out-dark-childhood-past <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-981870.mp3</p><p><em>This series takes a look at how the Catholic Church and its victims move forward from the legacy of abuse.</em></p><p>Checks will soon be going out in the mail to some 500 victims of clergy sex abuse across the Northwest. They&#39;re part of a major settlement with an order of Jesuits based in Portland. Most of the victims are from reservations and native communities from Montana to Alaska.</p><p> Mon, 15 Aug 2011 14:55:30 +0000 Jessica Robinson 2314 at http://kplu.org Friendship forged out of a dark childhood past Clergy abuse case becomes spiritual struggle for attorney http://kplu.org/post/clergy-abuse-case-becomes-spiritual-struggle-attorney <p>One of the largest clergy sex abuse cases in the country has turned into the case of a lifetime for one Northwest attorney.</p><p>The settlement between the Northwest Jesuits and abuse victims will soon go before a federal judge in Portland for confirmation. The north Idaho attorney who helped negotiate this $166 million deal says he was a small town &ldquo;nobody&rdquo; before the case.</p><p>KPLU&rsquo;s Jessica Robinson tells the story of how going up against the Catholic church shook up his own long-held beliefs. Thu, 26 May 2011 16:39:20 +0000 Jessica Robinson 1678 at http://kplu.org Clergy abuse case becomes spiritual struggle for attorney Jesuits settle Northwest sex abuse claims, will pay $166 million http://kplu.org/post/jesuits-settle-northwest-sex-abuse-claims-will-pay-166-million <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-959689.mp3</p><p><em>Updated 3:17 p.m., Friday, Mar. 25th</em></p><p>Northwest Jesuits have agreed to pay $166.1 million 450 American Indians and Alaska Natives who were abused at the Catholic order&#39;s schools around the region.</p><p>The Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus runs schools in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. The claims are from victims who were students at schools in all five states.</p><p> Fri, 25 Mar 2011 22:17:54 +0000 Jessica Robinson & The Associated Press 1075 at http://kplu.org