- Feb 19, 2020
Bishop Joseph Hart of Cheyenne, Wyoming could become the first U.S. bishop to face criminal prosecution for abuse.
Bishop Joseph Hart of Cheyenne, Wyoming could become the first U.S. bishop to face criminal prosecution for sex abuse.
ROME — Amid this summer’s wave of sexual abuse scandals, the Catholic apostolate Courage lauded its founder, Father John Harvey, who died in 2010, for his work with priests who “experienced same sex attractions and were striving to live chaste celibate lives.” Yet while Courage proclaimed Harvey a “prudent spiritual
News yesterday that the Vatican is investigating Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri, first reported by Joshua McElwee of the National Catholic Reporter, is potentially a prelude to the most significant step Pope Francis may ever take with regard to the church’s child sexual abuse scandals. Francis has
The Vatican is investigating Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City, Missouri, two years after he was convicted of failing to report suspected abuse. Finn was notified of the investigation by the papal ambassador in Washington and has “cooperated with the process,” according to Jack Smith, the bishop’s spokesman. As part