The Bishop of the Kansas City-St. Joseph catholic diocese has apologized to parishioners for not responding to warnings about a priests behavior months ago. The message from Bishop Robert Finn has been read in pulpits throughout the diocese. Finn says he takes full responsibility for diocese inaction against Father Shawn Ratigan. Ratigan is charged with possessing child pornography. The diocese was warned a year ago about Ratigan’s behavior. He’s charged with taking photos of young girls while working in diocese churches. He has pleaded not guilty.
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