Diocese of Kansas City- St. Joseph

Historic Abuse Case Filed: KC-area Bishop Named
4:46 pm
Fri October 14, 2011

Kansas City-area bishop charged for not alerting police about porn

A photo of Bishop Robert Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City- St. Joseph, taken in 2008.
(Dan Verbeck/KCUR)

Reporting from KCUR's Dan Verbeck used in this report.

A state grand jury empanelled in Kansas City has  indicted the Bishop and the Catholic Diocese on charges of failing to report child abuse.  It is the first criminal indictment of a Catholic Bishop in the history of child abuse cases in the United States.

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