Kansas’ Bishop Brungardt Remains Under Abuse Investigation

The bishop of Dodge City, Kansas, remains under criminal and canonical investigation, nearly a year after state authorities began looking into an allegation that the bishop sexually abused a minor. The bishop, who denies the allegation, stepped down from ministry when the allegation was announced. Ecclesiastical authorities charged with conducting a Vatican-directed investigation say the … Read more

Kansas Catholic Bishop Under Investigation for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Kansas’ top law enforcement agency is investigating an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor against Roman Catholic Bishop John B. Brungardt of Dodge City, the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas announced Monday. “An investigation conducted by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is under way,” the archdiocese said in a statement published in … Read more