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” Pope accepts resignation of Bishop Finn” & related articles

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Catholic News Service 21 April 2015 By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert W. Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri, who was convicted in 2012 on one misdemeanor … Continue reading

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“Bishop resigns years after conviction for shielding paedophile priest” & related article

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 Pope Francis accepts resignation of Robert Finn as he faces pressure to deal with Bishop Juan Barros of Chile, accused of similar crime The Guardian (UK) Tuesday 21 April 2015 14.10 BST Last modified on Tuesday 21 April 2015 15.16 BST Stephanie … Continue reading

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“Father Shawn Ratigan sentenced to 50 years in federal prison” & related articles

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fox4kc.com Posted on: 7:46 am, September 12, 2013 by Macradee Aegerter and Kathy Quinn, updated on: 12:17am, September 13, 2013 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One year after Roman Catholic Priest Shawn Ratigan pleaded guilty to producing child porn, a federal … Continue reading

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Billboard calls for KC Bishop Robert Finn to resign

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The Kansas City Star 23 October 2012 JILL TOYOSHIBA  One of the rotating messages on an electronic billboard at the Armour Road exit of southbound I-35 calls for Bishop Robert Finn’s resignation. A billboard on south Interstate 35 just past … Continue reading

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St. Louis Catholics React To Bishop Robert Finn’s Conviction

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The Huffingston Post Posted: 09/11/2012 5:30 pm Updated: 09/11/2012 5:30 pm St. Louis Post-Dispatch  |  By Jesse Bogan and Tim Townsend  This May 3, 2004, file photo provided by the Archdiocese of Kansas City and St. Joseph, Mo., shows the … Continue reading

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Mo. bishop convicted for failing to report priest

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The Huffington Post September 6, 2012 05:31 PM EST Associated Press BILL DRAPER |  | KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri bishop who became the nation’s highest-ranking Catholic official charged with shielding an abusive priest was found guilty Thursday of … Continue reading

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“Kansas City bishop, diocese now to be tried by judge on Thursday” & related articles

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National Catholic Reporter Sep. 05, 2012 By Joshua J. McElwee KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The first Catholic bishop criminally charged in the decades-long clergy sex abuse crisis will not go before a jury, instead facing judgment from a local judge … Continue reading

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Diocese worker says she misspoke when recalling accused KC bishop saying ‘boys will be boys’

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The Republic THE ASSOCIATED PRESS August 31, 2012 – 2:34 pm EDT KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An employee of Kansas City’s Roman Catholic diocese has backed away from her sworn testimony that the bishop said “boys will be boys” when … Continue reading

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“To Do” list

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Well, yesterday was a different kind of day.  I had great plans: my yesterday’s “To Do” list will get carried over to today and more probably will get bumped over to next week :(.  A gentle reminder for me yet … Continue reading

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Lawyers for bishop, KC diocese want some evidence kept out of trial

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The Kansas City star 20 August 2012 By TONY RIZZO   The Kansas City Star Evidence that led to a Catholic priest’s child pornography conviction should not be allowed in the trial of the diocese and the bishop who supervised him, … Continue reading

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