Shawn Ratigan http://kcur.org en Three Prison Terms Added For Felon Priest http://kcur.org/post/three-prison-terms-added-felon-priest <p></p><p>A Catholic priest serving a 50 year federal sentence on a Kansas City area child pornography conviction will absorb a new sentence while behind bars.</p><p>Reverend Shawn Ratigan pleaded guilty October 25&nbsp; to state charges at Liberty, MO.</p><p>The burly and bearded Ratigan will serve three consecutive 7 year sentences on his admission he had obscene pictures of girls, some under the age of 12.</p><p>The priest took the photos during his tenure at churches and schools of the Kansas City- St. Joseph Diocese.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 21:25:56 +0000 Dan Verbeck 45817 at http://kcur.org Catholic Priest Sentenced To 50 Years For Child Pornography http://kcur.org/post/catholic-priest-sentenced-50-years-child-pornography <p></p><p>Shawn Ratigan, a 47-year-old Catholic priest convicted of making child pornography, was sentenced to 50 years by a Kansas City federal judge Thursday afternoon.&nbsp;</p><p>Judge Gary Fenner labeled Ratigan a pedophile in&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">serial fashion.</span></p><p>Minutes before, Ratigan choked back emotion as he told the judge, "Fifteen years is a lot of time, but fifty, come on."</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 22:15:20 +0000 Dan Verbeck & Steve Bell 43566 at http://kcur.org Catholic Priest Sentenced To 50 Years For Child Pornography