Displaying items 25-36 of 37 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 Next >
Courant Staff WriterIn many ways, Carole Surran was the ideal parishioner - a devout Catholic who attended Mass daily and allowed nothing to interfere with her faith or devotion to the church. It was that devotion, in part, that led the Wilton mother to seek a meeting in...
Tags: Movies, Sex Crimes, Justice System, Sexual Assault, Nazareth
May 10, 1980: Charles Carr ordained, assigned to Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Wilton. Spring 1982: Mother of 11-year-old boy says Carr molested her son in Our Lady of Fatima parking lot (she details the incident in a letter seven years later). June 21,...
Tags: Schools, Sex, Sexual Assault, Christianity, Roman Catholicism
Courant Staff WritersBy the time Laurence Francis Xavier Brett came calling at the Diocese of Bridgeport in 1955, the bright, eager young man's bid to become a priest had already been rejected by another bishop. The reason: the Archdiocese of Hartford determined that the...
Courant Staff WriterAfter insisting for weeks that he properly handled sex abuse charges against priests while he was bishop of the Bridgeport Diocese, Cardinal Edward Egan, now the archbishop of the Archdiocese of New York, apologized Saturday for any mistakes that "may...
The Hartford CourantExcerpt from Egan's 1999 deposition, under questioning by attorneys for plaintiffs who claimed they have been sexually abused by priests in the Bridgeport Diocese, where Egan was bishop from 1988 to 2000: QUESTION: "Okay. So let me ask you this question....
The Hartford CourantRoman Catholic Bishop William E. Lori announced sanctions Saturday against two pastors who failed to tell their superiors in the Bridgeport diocese that a notorious pedophile priest was living secretly for nearly a decade on a Caribbean island. The Rev....
Sun StaffA priest who resigned from his Connecticut parish last month amid allegations that he sexually abused young boys apparently committed suicide today at a Catholic psychiatric hospital in Silver Spring that treats disorders including pedophilia, church...
The Hartford CourantIn an apparent break with past practice, the Diocese of Bridgeport has reported an allegation of sexual abuse by a priest to state criminal investigators for the first time. As a result, the priest -- the Rev. William D. Donovan of Fairfield -- resigned...
The Hartford CourantNew Yorkers can speculate as much as they like about why Pope John Paul II picked a doctrinal conservative with close ties to the Vatican to replace John Cardinal O'Connor as archbishop of New York. One bonus for the Vatican was abundantly clear,...
The Hartford CourantThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport argued Monday that it cannot be held responsible for a priest who admittedly sexually abused young boys because priests are not its employees. They are employees of the parish, not the diocese, a church official...
The Hartford CourantThe head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport has condemned the kind of sexual misconduct central to a recent trial in which a federal jury ruled the diocese covered up abuse by one of its priests. Bishop Edward M. Egan, in his first public...
The Hartford CourantRocked by a $750,000 judgment for covering up the sexual misconduct of a priest in the 1960s, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport is preparing a guide for pastors on how they might respond to concerned parishioners. But it is unlikely the pastoral...
Apr 21, 2002 |Story| Hartford Courant
Mar 16, 2002 |Story| Hartford Courant
Sep 15, 2002 |Story| Hartford Courant
Apr 21, 2002 |Story| Hartford Courant
Mar 20, 2002 |Story| Hartford Courant
Sep 1, 2002 |Story| Hartford Courant
May 16, 2002 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Apr 30, 2002 |Story| Hartford Courant
Jun 13, 2000 |Story| Hartford Courant
Aug 12, 1997 |Story| Hartford Courant
Sep 8, 1997 |Story| Hartford Courant
Aug 30, 1997 |Story| Hartford Courant
Original site for Diocese of Bridgeport topic gallery.