are on opposite sides as the Catholic Church grapples with how to address social issues and sex abuse scandals.
NEWS: Washington parents want to change a law that lets teens refuse mental health treatment. Here's why.
NEWS: Nearly 5,000 defendants in Washington jails who haven't been convicted are eligible for release before their trial, a new report found.
IN OTHER NEWS...
Spokane parking struggles
A parking study found that Spokane's parking is a "disjointed system that led to a confusing, fragmented, and frustrating experience" for motorists. (Spokesman-Review)
Give me shelter
City leaders have a new plan to shelter homeless people: They want to use three buildings throughout Spokane and turn them each into 24/7 shelters. (KXLY)
Missing the signs
A lawsuit filed in Spokane County accuses the state of failing to protect three children from repeated "child torture." (KXLY)
Keeping it clean
A Coeur d'Alene man apparently got angry because the restroom at an I-90 rest stop was dirty, so he assaulted the caretaker. (KREM)
Sen. Martha McSally says a superior officer raped her while she served in the military. (New York Times)