Bishop Robert Finn Resigns
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who was convicted of failing to report a suspected child abuser. Bishop Robert Finn led the Diocese of Kansas City-St Joseph in Missouri for nearly 10 years. He resigned under canon law that allows bishops to resign early for illness or some "grave" reason that makes them unfit for office. But his resignation did not provide a specific reason. The 62-year-old Finn is 13 years shy of the normal retirement age of 75.