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Bishop Finn Guilty

5 Lessons From The Resignation Of Bishop Robert Finn

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 04.23.2015 | Religion

(RNS) When Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Missouri Bishop Robert Finn, who was convicted three years ago for failing to report a priest susp...

Bishop Who Failed To Report Abuse Resigns

Associated Press | Nicole Winfield | Posted 04.21.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis on Tuesday accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected child abuser...

Crimes and Convents

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 02.13.2013 | Crime
Christopher Brauchli

On the one hand, nuns are in bad odor in the Vatican and are being investigated by a bunch of men. On the other hand, the Vatican seems to view them as correctional institutions when such institutions are needed.

The Culture of Deceit

Patricia McGuire | Posted 11.26.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

Politicians do it. Journalists do it. Even Harvard students do it. Dissembling, stonewalling and outright lies all pass for political discourse these days. The culture of deceit appears to be not only pervasive, but quite acceptable as a way of doing business.


AP | BILL DRAPER | Posted 11.07.2012 | Religion

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The first American bishop criminally charged in the clergy sex abuse scandal was found guilty Thursday of a misdemeanor count...