(Wikipedia) - Richard Peter McBrien (born 1936) is the Crowley-O'Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. He is a dissident priest of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford and the author of several controversial books and articles discussing Catholicism. He is most well known for his authorship of Catholicism, a book which received criticism from the U.S. Catholic bishops for advocating heresy and dissent from Catholic teaching....THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: Naturally any list of favorite bishops from this man should raise some eyebrows, and it should cause us to look deeper into who is on this list and why. Of particular interest to me are those from Missouri, but you can read the full list on the National Catholic Register...
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- John Leibrecht, Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Mo., 1984-2008
- Charles Helmsing, Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., 1962-77
- John J. Sullivan, Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., 1977-93
- Raymond Boland, Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., 1993-2005