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RNS BISHOP CHARGED

Bishop Finn Abuse

Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., has become the first U.S. bishop to be charged with failing to report the suspected abuse of a child. RNS photo courtesy Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph

Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., has become the first U.S. bishop to be charged with failing to report the suspected abuse of a child. For use with RNS-BISHOP-CHARGED, transmitted Oct. 14, 2011. RNS photo courtesy Diocese of Kansas City-St. Jospeh.

RNS BISHOP CHARGED

Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., has become the first U.S. bishop to be charged with failing to report the suspected abuse of a child.