Tag Archives: ombudsman

Diocese Releases List of Accused Clergy

The dreadful scourge of sexual abuse of minors has wounded our entire family of faith.

New Independent Ombudsman begins work

By Marty DenzerCatholic Key Associate Editor KANSAS CITY — Bishop James Johnston, Jr., recently announced that the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph has engaged Captain Joseph Crayon previously of the Kansas City Police Department as its new Independent Ombudsman. Crayon began his new duties July 1 following his retirement from a 32-year career […]

Independent Ombudsman to join Kansas Archdiocese

Jenifer Valenti, Independent Ombudsman for the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph, has accepted the position of Director of the Office of Child and Youth Protection in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.

Notice of Credible Allegations of Abuse

The Diocese of Springfield – Cape Girardeau has publicized as credible, two allegations of the sexual abuse of minors by two deceased priests of that diocese.

Notice of credible allegation of abuse

In an effort to care for others in need …

Former prosecutor discusses role as diocesan ombudsman

Valenti sat down with the Key this week to discuss what led her to take the position and to describe her first four months of experiences as ombudsman:

Independent report cites failures, offers reforms

Kansas City – St. Joseph Bishop Robert W. Finn released an independent investigator’s report on the diocese’ policies, procedures and actions with regard to the sexual abuse of minors on September 1.

Ombudsman promises integrity, consistency

This is a very important telephone number: (816) 812-2500.

July 16, 2020
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph