Posts Tagged ‘Kansas’

School got complaining mother investigated by state body

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

A US mother has filed a lawsuit after she told a Catholic school that her child was bullied and the school got an abuse investigation launched against her. Melissa Schroeder’s attorney has filed the action against Kansas City Archdiocese, Sacred Heart Catholic School in Shawnee and the school’s principal. Mrs Schroeder said she reported the 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

Bishop charged with failing to report abuse

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

The Kansas City Bishop has been indicted for failure to report suspected child abuse, the first time in the 25-year history of the church’s sex abuse scandals that the leader of an American diocese has been held criminally liable for the behavior of a priest he supervised. The indictment of the bishop, Robert W. Finn, Read more