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  • Timeline: Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport Priest Abuse Case

    March 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 &#...
  • Gregory Smith

    Church officials were aware of at least two complaints filed by two women who alleged sexual misbehavior by Smith at St. Teresa's Parish in Trumbull in the 1970s. In a deposition, Monsignor William A. Genuario acknowledged getting a phone call from a...
  • Laurence Brett

    One of the priests Curtis protected was Brett, who was moved not only within the Bridgeport diocese but also to several others, including Sacramento and Baltimore, before he was finally told by Egan in the 1990s that he could no longer perform the...
  • Joba and Jon Lester

     
    Yankees and Red Sox fans were able to co-exist in harmony for a night as their respective team's favorite pitchers visited Sacred Heart University to talk about the storied New York-Boston rivalry. The two pitchers addressed several topics spanning their....
  • Abusive Priest Found In Caribbean Hideaway

    The Rev. Laurence F.X. Brett vanished abruptly almost a decade ago, leaving clothes still hanging in his closet and a trail of accusers stretching across four states and back 30 years. Now, a Hartford Courant investigation has found the onetime...
  • Bridgeport: Seven Clerics, Aided By Church, Shielded Their Files

    Four priests whose departures for sexual misconduct were announced Sunday by Bridgeport Bishop William E. Lori were allowed to actively serve for years despite complaints about them, raising more questions about the diocese's past practice of recording...
  • Diocese Took Decades To Suspend Molester

    A Roman Catholic priest who admitted to church authorities that he had sexual encounters with teenage boys was not suspended until nearly 30 years later, it was disclosed in federal court Tuesday. Bridgeport Bishop Edward M. Egan suspended Laurence F.X....