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Bishop Robert Finn Indicted

Voice of the Faithful long has sought accountability for bishops, and now Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn and the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph have been indicted by a Jackson County, Missouri, grand jury for failure to report child abuse, the first time a bishop has been indicted in the 25 years since child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy first came to light.

Voice of the Faithful National Statement -- Finally Accountability for a Bishop

NEWTON, Mass., Oct. 14, 2011 – Bishop Robert Finn and the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese were indicted today by a Jackson County, Missouri, grand jury for failing to report child abuse, the first time a Catholic bishop has been indicted on such a charge since clergy sexual abuse of children was first made widely known in the United States.

Help Us Spread Inspiration ...

Change is brewing in nation after nation and in every realm of life from housing to communications. Our Church is not immune -- the spirit of change has been welling up as a grass roots movement for years... and is slowly gaining strength. We work hard to bring our message of change to the bishops and to Rome. But how much more successful would we be if we gained momentum for change among those closest to the people: the priests in our parishes?

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