WPR News
8:56 pm
Wed August 24, 2005

More Allegations Against Former Bishop

Cheyenne, Wy – Another lawsuit against former Wyoming
Bishop Joseph Hart.
The Reverend Joseph Hart spent about 20 years working at
parishes throughout greater Kansas City before becoming auxiliary
bishop in Cheyenne.
A man filing suit as John Doe E-K says he was about 12 years old
when Hart began groping and fondling him at St. John Francis Regis
Church in Kansas City.
Representatives from the group Survivors Network of those Abused
by Priests showed up at the Catholic Church headquarters in Kansas
City and Cheyenne today (Wednesday). They delivered a letter from
the man who says he was victimized.
Diocesan officials say Hart has denied wrongdoing and that a
psychiatric evaluation showed he is not a threat.