Bishop Robert Finn

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12:01 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

The Future Of Bishop Robert Finn

Kansas City Bishop Robert Finn
kansascity.com

The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is still reeling from Bishop Robert Finn's conviction this month for failing to report child sexual abuse.

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Cops & Crime
6:53 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Bishop Robert Finn: Guilty On One Count

Protesters gathered at the Jackson County Court House on Thursday. David Biersmith holds a quote attributed to Bishop Robert Finn who faced trial.
Frank Morris KCUR

A Jackson County judge today found Bishop Robert Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph guilty of failing to report suspected child abuse.   It’s the first time such a high-ranking Catholic Church official has been convicted on a criminal charge.

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Cops & Crime
1:01 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Verdict Expected In Bishop Finn Case

David Clohessy with SNAP, conferring with David Biersmith from Voice of the Faithful, outside the courthouse on Thursday.
Frank Morris KCUR

UPDATE at 3:30 pm: Bishop Robert Finn: Guilty on one of two counts. 

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Cops & Crime
5:55 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Bishop Finn: 'Boys Will Be Boys'

Bishop Robert Finn
kansascity.com

The Kansas City Star reported Thursday afternoon on comments made by Bishop Robert Finn regarding pornographic images of children on a priest's computer.

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Cops & Crime
5:09 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Bishop's Bid Fails, Child Sex Charges Stand

K.C.-St. Joseph Diocese defense counsel Jean Paul Bradshaw II after arguments to dismiss charges in child sex abuse case.
Dan Verbeck KCUR

Bishop Robert Finn and the Kansas City-St. Joseph Catholic Diocese will proceed to trial in September.  The clergyman and the institution have lost a bid to have charges against them dismissed.

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Cops & Crime
6:59 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

No Fast Ruling In Historic Case Of Catholic Bishop

Bishop Robert Finn leaves Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City, MO., after attempts to dismiss historic criminal case against him.
Dan Verbeck KCUR

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.

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