- Oct 26, 2020
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.
A priest has been arrested in Kansas after $14,000 went missing from his Hutchinson parish.
Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City wrote about a Catholic school’s decision not to enroll the child of a non-Catholic same-sex married couple, noting the issue has garnered local and national media attention.
On Wednesday Pope Francis kicked off the Lenten season sending a reminder to Christians that earthly pleasures, while seemingly important, will fade “like dust in the wind,” and as such, the penitential season is a reminder to focus on what is truly important.
The Archdiocese of Washington announced Sept. 28 that former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, who was removed from ministry earlier this year after abuse allegations came to light, is now living in Kansas in a friary for Capuchin Franciscan friars.
Pope Francis has named Monsignor Gerald L. Vincke, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Grand Blanc, Michigan, as bishop of the Diocese of Salina, Kansas.