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NEWTOWN, Conn. -- As this small town began the painful mourning period for those killed in the attack at an elementary school, officials continued to try to piece together what happened -- and why. Hundreds of people crammed the pews at St. Rose of Lima...
The Religion WorldDave Collins has this story on the Huffington Post about a Roman Catholic priest involved in sex, drugs and an adult book store: HARTFORD, Conn. — To onlookers, Monsignor Kevin Wallin's fall from grace at his Connecticut parish was like something...
The Hartford CourantThe Christmas tree had been knocked down by Friday morning's high winds long before Carl Zencey arrived at the memorial outside the entrance of Sandy Hook Elementary School. Zencey, who has lived in Newtown for three decades, couldn't leave it like...
Connecticut is a very Catholic state. And Connecticut's Roman Catholic bishops have been very politically active lately, loudly criticizing Obamacare, pro-choice Democratic candidates, and politicians who support gay marriage. But that doesn't mean they'...
As mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., I considered it an honor and a privilege to have a man like Bishop William Lori in our city for the last 11 years. I considered Bishop Lori to be a partner in helping make Bridgeport a better city, a leader of our...
So it's not just the hedge-fund hot shots and Wall Street wizards from Greenwich we've got to worry about. Even Roman Catholic priests down there are apparently getting in on the financial fiddling. Michael Moynihan, a former pastor at St. Michael the...
The Hartford CourantBishop William E. Lori stands before 141 married couples in the airy sanctuary of St. Theresa Church on a bright October afternoon. In a voice carrying the faintest trace of the Kentucky lilt that his Louisville upbringing suggests, he welcomes the...
The Associated PressWATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut judge has said no to a bid to dismiss a lawsuit related to a former Roman Catholic priest's theft of more than $1 million from a Darien parish. A former bookkeeper at St. John Roman Catholic Church claims. she was...
The Associated PressNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Roman Catholic diocese in Connecticut sought Friday to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to keep under wraps sex abuse documents that could shed light on how a prominent retired cardinal handled the allegations. Bridgeport...
The Hartford CourantMarch 2001. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport settles 23 lawsuits brought against seven unnamed priests for an undisclosed amount of money. The court orders the documents sealed and church officials believe eventually destroyed. Four newspapers ...
The Hartford CourantIn an attempt to keep the documents secret, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport has admitted in a court filing that it is aware of 32 claims of sexual abuse allegedly committed by eight priests over three decades at the same parish — St....
The Hartford Courant"Claims are claims. Allegations are allegations." Those six words uttered by retired Cardinal Edward M. Egan during two depositions neatly sum up his approach to handling the burgeoning priest sexual abuse scandal that he inherited when he took over...
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