- Apr 14, 2021
A Kansas priest was sentenced to more than three years in prison for possessing child pornography, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
The unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on group gatherings and recent court rulings are part of a growing challenge to religious liberty, said participants in an online symposium June 22.
Kansas generally gives victims of childhood sexual abuse three years to file lawsuits once they turn 18. The limited window shuts out a vast array of victims, including many struggling well into adulthood.
Drawing inspiration from the Kansas City Archdiocese’s “Enflame Our Hearts” convocation last October, a neighborhood rosary group is centered on the “prayer, care and share” model.
A Kansas jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a Kansas priest who was suspended from the ministry after he was accused of inappropriately touching a young girl on two occasions.
A Kansas priest pleaded guilty in federal court to possessing child pornography.
State authorities have opened more than 70 investigations into alleged sexual abuse by Catholic clergy after receiving over 100 abuse reports in less than six months, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday.
Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City-Kansas candidly admits that sometimes Pope Francis makes him a little bit nervous, but also says it’s not necessarily the pope’s job to make his life easier. He also says that underlying the rise of the ‘nones’ and defections from the Church is failure to foster a personal encounter with Jesus Christ.