Seattle archbishop criticized for purchase of expensive residence
November 29, 2022
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CWN Editor's Note: Archbishop Paul Etienne of Seattle is being criticized for the purchase of a $2.4 million residence on the city’s waterfront.
The price of the home is not out of line with the market in a desirable neighborhood. But when he first arrived in Seattle in 2019, Archbishop Etienne made a point of saying that he would not use the existing mansion traditionally occupied by the archbishop, but would “live a more simplified life.”
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