Kansas City diocese creates position to oversee sex abuse investigations

Thursday, June 23, 2011 | 8:31 p.m. CDT; updated 10:02 p.m. CDT, Thursday, June 23, 2011

KANSAS CITY — The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has created a new position to oversee the investigation of sexual abuse allegations against priests by replacing a vicar general who had been criticized for how he handled a recent case.