In the end, as far as the courts are concerned, there won't be any justice for victims or the faithful following horrific allegations against an old school Kansas City priest.
Let's not forget that the local church has paid out BIG BUCKS and endured an overall decline thanks to his tarnished legacy.
This case is of special interest to the Diocese of Kansas City-St.
Joseph because several of the accusations against Bishop Hart originated
from our diocese, dating to the time when he served here as a priest
prior to becoming a bishop in Cheyenne in 1976.
The canonical rebuke stated that Bishop Hart remains prohibited from “presiding or participating anywhere in any public celebration of the Liturgy” and also that he not to have “any contact with minors, youth, seminarians and vulnerable adults.” . . .
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