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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 Hartford CourantInternet radio host Hal Turner — accused of inciting Catholics to "take up arms" and singling out two Connecticut lawmakers and a state ethics official on a website — was taken into custody in New Jersey late Wednesday after state Capitol...
Tags: Crimes, Politics, Social Issues, Justice System, Lobbying
The Hartford CourantInternet radio host Hal Turner, accused of inciting violence against two state lawmakers and a state ethics official on a website, likely won't appear in Connecticut to answer the charge until next week. As of Thursday afternoon, Turner remained in a New...
Sun StaffA priest who resigned from his Connecticut parish last month amid allegations that he sexually abused young boys apparently committed suicide yesterday at a Catholic psychiatric hospital in Silver Spring that treats disorders including pedophilia,...
Courant Staff WritersHours into a closed-door interrogation, a plaintiff's attorney presses Bishop Edward M. Egan on his view of claim after claim of sexual abuse made against the same priest from the Diocese of Bridgeport. Egan knows that the allegations follow a pattern....
The Hartford CourantSecret court documents reveal that New York Cardinal Edward M. Egan, while serving as bishop of the Bridgeport Roman Catholic Diocese, allowed several priests facing multiple accusations of sexual abuse to continue working for years - including one who...
The Hartford CourantBRIDGEPORT, R.I. - The betrayal began when their priest sexually abused them, they said, and continued when the church covered up his crimes. Yesterday, accusers of the Rev. Laurence F.X. Brett said they felt newly betrayed at the news that, while police...
Tags: Litigation, Crimes, Social Issues, Justice System, California
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