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Friday, October 14, 2011 -- 3:27 PM EDT
Kansas City Bishop Is Indicted for Failing to Report Abuse
The Roman Catholic bishop of Kansas City, Robert Finn, and the diocese he leads have been indicted by a state grand jury on a charge of "failure to report suspected child abuse" in the case of a priest who had been accused of taking lewd photographs of young girls.
The indictment is the first ever of a Catholic bishop in the 25 years since the scandal over sexual abuse by priests first became public in the United States.
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