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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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“US prosecutors seek 50-year sentence for priest who pleaded guilty to child porn charges” & related articles

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The Victoria Times Colonist The Associated Press 12 September 2013 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – U.S. prosecutors are seeking a 50-year prison term for a Roman Catholic priest who admitted taking pornographic photos of children. The Rev. Shawn Ratigan faces sentencing … Continue reading

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“KC diocese reaches settlement in abuse case” & related article

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The San Francisco Chronicle Updated 7:05 pm, Monday, July 8, 2013 INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has reached a $2.25 million settlement in a wrongful-death lawsuit brought by a Missouri couple who contended their 14-year-old … Continue reading

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Missouri: Documents Turned Over in Priest’s Abuse Case

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The New York Times Published: September 14, 2012 By LAURIE GOODSTEIN After losing its appeals, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests has turned over about 180 documents that were subpoenaed by lawyers for a Roman Catholic priest accused … 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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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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Diocese Releases Ombudsman Report on Child Sex Abuse Allegations

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Fox 4 News Kansas City Posted on: 9:44 pm, August 9, 2012 by Jason M. Vaughn and Macradee Aegerter KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The ombudsman appointed by the Kansas City-St. Joseph Catholic Diocese in the fallout of a priest abuse … Continue reading

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