A small c catholic: When I recently read Jesuit Fr. Thomas Reese's NCR piece about firing bishops, my memory took me back to the mid-1980s.
Four days after he was featured on the CBS news program “60 Minutes,” Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston took column space in his archdiocesan newspaper Thursday to expand on his interview and reflect on the experience.
Cardinal Sean O’Malley was asked a wide range of questions, and his answers were more straightforward than I usually expect of a member of the hierarchy.
We say: The Vatican under Francis is acting. This is progress and portends of more action. This is something to applaud.
Fr. Patrick Rush said questions asked of him "were about Bishop Finn's leadership, about my reaction to Bishop Finn's leadership, and about my assessment of the people."
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A Canadian archbishop visited the Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., diocese last week on behalf of the Vatican to investigate Bishop Robert Finn's leadership.
A retired Milwaukee priest is asking for the second time for Pope Francis to investigate Bishop Robert FInn for violations of church law.
A circuit judge has upheld an arbiter's decision that the Kansas City-St. Joseph diocese pay $1.1 million for breach of terms of a 2008 settlement.
A group seeking to deliver a petition to Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., Bishop Robert Finn on behalf of a fired gay foot pantry coordinator met resistance Wednesday afternoon as they attempted to enter the downtown chancery offices.
A group of about 30 people carried a copy of an online petition with more than 32,000 signatures asking that Finn apologize to Colleen Simon -- a woman dismissed from her parish position after her same-sex marriage was inadvertently made public by a local newspaper -- and to give her job back.