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Kansas City's Catholic bishop was charged Friday with not telling police about child pornography found on a priest's computer, making him the highest-ranking U.S. Catholic official indicted on a charge of failing to protect children.
Kansas City-St. Joseph Catholic Diocese Bishop Robert Finn, the first U.S. bishop criminally charged with sheltering an abusive clergyman, pleaded not guilty to one misdemeanor count of failing to report suspected child abuse.
Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said Finn and his diocese, which also was charged with one count, had "reasonable cause"
only three years ago, Bishop Finn settled lawsuits with 47 plaintiffs in sexual abuse cases for $10 million and agreed to a long list of preventive measures, among them to report anyone suspected of being a pedophile immediately to law enforcement authorities.
Speechless, what in the world is wrong with this guy?
I don't know but I always wondered if the celibacy restrictions for priests had anything to do with it.
Originally posted by Amanda5
Why is it the Catholic Church - out of all organised religions - seems to have a proliferation of Child abuse?
You probably don't really want to know. But if it's a serious question, search youtube videos for "bonobo sexual behavior". Humans and bonobos share 97% of the same DNA. Bonobos don't have any policy of "must be 18 years old" to be naked or be involved in any type of sexual relations, but humans do.
Why does Child abuse exist?