sexual abuse http://www.kplu.org en Next generation of priests faces the fallout of abuse http://www.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://www.kplu.org Next generation of priests faces the fallout of abuse Friendship forged out of a dark childhood past http://www.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://www.kplu.org Friendship forged out of a dark childhood past Clergy abuse case becomes spiritual struggle for attorney http://www.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://www.kplu.org Clergy abuse case becomes spiritual struggle for attorney