Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Robert Finn’

Close advisor to Pope rips fellow US bishop as unfit to lead

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

One of the Pope’s key advisors has called for urgent action to be taken against a US bishop who shielded a priest who was a threat to children. Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley told US network CBS that the case of Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City is “a question the Holy See needs to address Read more

Vatican investigates US bishop who didn’t report pornographer

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

The Vatican has conducted an apostolic visitation of Kansas City-St Joseph diocese in the United States, to investigate the leadership of Bishop Robert Finn. Bishop Finn was the first Catholic prelate in the United States to be found criminally guilty of shielding a guilty priest in the sex abuse crisis. Canadian Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Read more

Bishop says National Catholic Reporter isn’t Catholic

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-St Joseph in Missouri says the National Catholic Reporter — published in his diocese — rejects Church teachings and should not call itself Catholic, but the paper insists it is “proud to call itself a Catholic publication”. In a column for World Communications Day in his diocesan paper, The Catholic Read more