For the first time in the US, an actual member of the Roman Catholic hierarchy has been indicted for his role in a priestly-pedophilia scandal. - source
The Catholic Church and the priests working in communities outside of Vatican are not outside of the law of the countries in which they commit any crime.
Bishop Finn is accused of neglecting to report abuse that occurred as recently as last year — almost 10 years since the nation’s Catholic bishops passed a charter pledging to report suspected abusers to law enforcement authorities.
Full force of the law should be applied to those committed horrible crimes, especially against innocent children.