Ex-Spokane bishop denies smear tactics in diocese’s legal battle
Kip Hill The Spokesman-Review, December 16, 2014 in City
Spokane’s former Bishop Blase Cupich disputes the testimony of a now-resigned top lieutenant, saying he never directed attorneys to sling mud at the law firm that guided the Spokane Diocese through bankruptcy.
In a declaration filed earlier this month with the federal Bankruptcy Court in Eastern Washington, Cupich said he directed diocese attorneys to . . .
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