Sexual abuse claims against Jesuits have broad repercussions for several Northwest colleges

Abuse claims from Alaskans who say they were victimized by Jesuit priests might affect the future of colleges in Washington State. Attorneys have begun the long process of adding up the assets and debts of the Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus. The Portland-based Jesuit order declared bankruptcy last month in the face of hundreds of suits stemming from the abuse claims, including many from Alaska.

Doug Nadvornik, Northwest News Network – Spokane

Download Audio