Bishop Sevilla expected to continue testifying in sex-abuse case

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YAKIMA, Wash. — Bishop Emeritus Carlos Sevilla is expected to take the witness stand again today in a federal lawsuit filed by a man who says he was raped by a deacon in Zillah in 1999.

Sevilla, who was bishop at the time of the incident, had testified last week, but had to leave to attend an out-of-state conference. The case is being heard in U.S. District Court before Judge Edward Shea.