Timeline of Kansas City bishop Finn's time in court

Bishop Robert Finn of the Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., diocese will go before a Kansas City judge this afternoon, charged with failing to report suspicions of child abuse in regards to former Kansas City priest Shawn Ratigan.

We'll bring you updates from the courthouse, but until then, refresh your memory on everything that's happened with Finn so far with this interactive timeline.

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Click each bubble to read more about what happened on that date, and if you want to read even more, click the link to take you to the original story. Move ahead in time by scrolling to the right.

Also curious about Finn's time in Kansas City? Dennis Coday, at the time a staff writer but now NCR's editor, wrote a profile on Finn in 2006, looking at how the Kansas City-St. Joseph diocese changed after Finn was appointed to the diocese in 2004. You can read that by clicking here.


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