Retired priest’s letter calls upon Pope Francis to investigate Kansas City bishop / National Catholic Reporter

A judge’s recent affirmation that the Kansas City-St. Joseph diocese pay $1.1 million for breaching abuse settlement terms has led a retired Milwaukee priest to again request that the pope initiate a penal process investigating Bishop Robert Finn for violations of church law.

“In a letter dated Aug. 21, Fr. James Connell, a canon lawyer, wrote to Pope Francis to inform him of recent developments that ‘solidify the need for a penal process in this matter.’”

By Brian Roewe, National Catholic Reporter — Click here to read the rest of this story.

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