MUST READ!!! NEW YORK TIMES FEATURES ATTACK ON KANSAS CITY BISHOP FINN!!!
One again the leader of Kansas City Catholics is under scrutiny and facing backlash from his parishioners that has reached the Vatican.
New York Times: Pope Pressed on Bishop Who Supervised Pedophile
"A group of Roman Catholics in Kansas City, Mo., and a priest with expertise in canon law petitioned Pope Francis this week to take disciplinary action against Bishop Robert W. Finn, who was convicted in 2012 of failing to report a priest who was an active pedophile.
The parishioners wrote to Francis asking why he suspended a German bishop who spent tens of millions building his opulent quarters, but left in office a bishop who failed to protect children. They argued that Bishop Finn also broke church law and should be subject to a penal proceeding."
Clearly this is a move powered by a great deal of Catholic knowledge and the reliance of the Church on old rules . . . VERY OLD RULES.
So far Bishop Finn has outlasted his critics but few have them have dared to go over his head and make their complaints from within the Catholic Church.
Developing . . .