Archbishop Joseph Naumann said he asked Finn to oversee the ordinations after realizing that the Kansas and Missouri dioceses had scheduled ordinations on the same days.
Kansas City, Mo.
When news broke of Bishop Robert Finn's resignation, the primary question was: Did he step down on his own, or was he forced out?
Emotions ran high among Catholics in the Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., diocese as word spread that Bishop Robert Finn had resigned early Tuesday.
More than 200 rallies held Wednesday across the U.S. marked Tax Day with calls for fair wages for a diverse cohort of labor groups.
PeaceWorks Kansas City objected to the factory Chris Gentile runs, which assembles non-nuclear components of nuclear weapons.
Missouri groups are working to decrease prison sentences for nonviolent offenders who are good candidates for parole but are denied access to the parole process.
To back his plan to build a faith-based dorm, Bishop Robert Finn has asked priests and deacons to attend a City Commission meeting Tuesday wearing Roman collars.
An empty school building in midtown Kansas City, Mo., has become the subject of a heated debate between its next-door parish and the local bishop.
The owner of St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Mary's Medical Center has agreed to set aside $20 million from its pending sale of those hospitals for charitable care.
In a news release Wednesday, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said nonprofit Ascension Health agreed to the set-aside after concerns raised by his office that the money be made available for acute indigent care.
In a letter delivered to Georgia Walker's home, Kansas City Bishop Robert Finn said her excommunication was effective immediately.