Kansas City Catholic Sex Scandal Déjà Vu
A tragic tale told to often and once again this morning . . . Check this statement and link regarding yet another glimpse @ Kansas City Catholic FAIL . . .
Kansas City Catholic Sex Scandal Contempt With Familiarity
This may sound familiar. But it’s not what you think.
A priest was found with loads of child porn. Much of it he had produced himself, with children of his parish. Catholic officials waited months before turning over the evidence to police.
One reporter wrote that “the most important controversy involves the church's decision to hang on to (the priest's pornography collection) for three months before turning it over to the authorities.”
The priest was charged with sixty counts of child porn.
This is what Fr. Shawn Ratigan and Bishop Robert Finn did in Kansas City in 2011.
It's also exactly what Fr. Dino Cinel and Archbishop Philip Hannan did in New Orleans - precisely 25 years ago - in 1988.
KC citizens and Catholics have read plenty about the former case. Bone-chilling similarities can be found in the latter case, reported by Vanity Fair: