MO - SNAP responds to Bishop Finn’s criticism of the National Catholic Reporter
KC's Catholic bishop is criticizing the one religious publication that has heroically protected kids, exposed corruption and deterred wrongdoing - the National Catholic Reporter.
No church publication – and few secular ones – has done more than the NCR to make innocent kids and vulnerable adults safer. And few bishops have done more than Bishop Finn to endanger families and deceive parishioners.
Bishop Finn wants to have his cake and eat it too. When forced, he issues, through his public relations staff, a terse and vague apology for enabling Fr. Shawn Ratigan to sexually violate more children. But most of the time, he continues his pathetic quest to deflect attention and blame others - therapists, journalists and even victims - for his own irresponsible, selfish secrecy.
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