Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese http://kcur.org en Bishop's Bid Fails, Child Sex Charges Stand http://kcur.org/post/bishops-bid-fails-child-sex-charges-stand <p>Bishop Robert Finn and the Kansas City-St. Joseph Catholic Diocese will proceed to trial in September.&nbsp; The clergyman and the institution have lost a bid to have charges against them dismissed. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 22:09:04 +0000 Dan Verbeck 15520 at http://kcur.org Bishop's Bid Fails, Child Sex Charges Stand No Fast Ruling In Historic Case Of Catholic Bishop http://kcur.org/post/no-fast-ruling-historic-case-catholic-bishop <p>It will be two days or a week before Bishop Robert Finn and those following his case and that of his Catholic Diocese will know if the man and the institution will continue to face trial.</p><p> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 23:59:01 +0000 Dan Verbeck 14976 at http://kcur.org No Fast Ruling In Historic Case Of Catholic Bishop Catholic Schools Want State Support For KCPS Transfers http://kcur.org/post/catholic-schools-want-state-support-kcps-transfers <p>Local Catholic School officials are looking for state support for<a href="http://www.kcpublicschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1" target="_blank"> Kansas City Public School</a> students to be able to transfer to private or religious schools.</p><p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 23:28:02 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 11791 at http://kcur.org Catholic Schools Want State Support For KCPS Transfers Church Sex Case Trial To Start In Early Fall http://kcur.org/post/church-sex-case-trial-start-early-fall <p>Leaving nearly 8 months preparation time for prosecution and defense, a Jackson County Circuit Judge has set&nbsp; a late September trial date for the Bishop of Kansas City and St. Joseph and the diocese as an entity.&nbsp;&nbsp; The case will be a first of its kind in the nation. Thu, 26 Jan 2012 22:58:00 +0000 Dan Verbeck 11561 at http://kcur.org Gag Order Charge Stirs Priestly Abuse Case http://kcur.org/post/gag-order-charge-stirs-priestly-abuse-case <p>The quest for discovery of evidence in an alleged priestly abuse case in Kansas City is turning more complicated. A Jackson County Circuit Judge has ordered a third party to turn over records. And its executive director says he will not.</p><p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 23:09:46 +0000 Dan Verbeck 10131 at http://kcur.org