Tag Archives: Bp. Finn

Singing Nuns defend Embattled Bishop

Do you remember there is an album of Advent music available?  The wonderful Benedictine Nuns in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph provide it.
Here are a few little samples.


The UK link is HERE.
These same sisters are defending Bp. Robert Finn, who … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Bye for now, KC

It was a quick trip, too quick, but duty calls.

As I leave Kansas City, I thank my amiable hosts, whose son was, today, ordained a deacon.  They always try to provide the best for the weary clerical guest.

Thanks to Fr. … Continue reading

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Judge rules: Bp. Finn cannot be held liable in a civil lawsuit against a priest

From Catholic World News:
Bishop Finn not liable in child-porn lawsuit, Missouri judge rules
A federal judge in Missouri has ruled that the Diocese of Kansas City (Missouri) and Bishop Robert Finn cannot be held liable in a civil lawsuit against a … Continue reading

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Rail by rail!

One for the Brick by Brick file.
I had a note from a friend in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, where the great Bishop Robert Finn presides.
At St. Andrew the Apostle on the north side of KC, Fr. Vince Rogers … Continue reading

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Bp. Sheridan: the Fishwrap is “an embarrassment to the Catholic Church”

You know that I am now calling Fishwrap (aka National catholic Reporter) the National Schismatic Reporter.
You know that Bp. Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph finally called out the NSR and pointed out that his predecessor determined that … Continue reading

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Secular Kansas City paper about Bp. Finn and the National Schismatic Reporter

From the Kansas City Star:
Bishop Finn airs frustration over KC-based National Catholic Reporter
Finn objects to editorial positions taken by the Kansas City-based newspaper.
BY ALAN BAVLEY
The Kansas City Star
The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is expressing public … Continue reading

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“Zero Question” – NCReporter’s use of “Catholic” in title is canonically illicit.

“Finn was too kind to them.”
That is Prof. Ed Peters, canonist over at his fine blog, In The Light Of The Law.
Peters has written about the Bp. Robert Finn’s column about the National catholic Fishwrap… Reporter.  Bp. Finn, bishop of … Continue reading

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Bp. Finn calls out the National Catholic Reporter

The National Catholic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) conspired with others who are openly hostile to the Catholic Church to intimidate His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Finn into silence.
The fact is, the NCR is not a “Catholic” paper or news source. That … Continue reading

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Catholic League about Hell’s Bible’s attack on Bp. Finn

If Christmas or Easter are on the horizon, we can be sure that Hell’s Bible (and the Fishwrap) will find someone in the Church to bash.  Right now, that would be Bishop Robert Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph. … Continue reading

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Comments on Fishwrap’s editorial against Bp. Finn and their call for his removal

Today Fishwrap offers up a fantasy editorial railing against Bp. Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph.  Based on his conviction by a Kansas City court, Fishwrap demands Finn’s resignation or removal from office.
It would take too many words here to pull their editorial apart, so … Continue reading

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