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.
NCR Today: An arbitrator has found the Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., diocese guilty of violating five terms of a 2008 settlement and ordered the diocese to pay $1.1 million.
The apostolic nuncio to the U.S. wrote to Kansas City Catholics to say he received and forwarded their request for action to the Vatican.
Local Catholics say the church's lack of response to Bishop Robert Finn's misdemeanor conviction has caused further spiritual harm to the diocese.