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Diocese of Bridgeport

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  • High Court Refuses To Hold Hearing On Sex Abuse Cases

    The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport's appeal of a state court decision to make public more than 12,000 pages of sexual abuse files involving clergy. "We were disappointed to learn that the United States...
  • Bridgeport Bishop Is An Energetic, Outspoken Defender Of Church

    Bishop 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...
  • Greenwich Grinching: Priest caught stealing $300,000 from his church

    Greenwich Grinching:  Priest caught stealing $300,000 from his church
    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...
  • Five Funerals Friday For Sandy Hook Victims

    The 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 Catholic Voters Aren't Buying What Bishops Are Selling

    Connecticut Catholic Voters Aren't Buying What Bishops Are Selling
    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'...
  • Bridgeport bids a fond farewell to Archbishop Lori

    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...
  • Another Accomplice Of Bridgeport Meth Priest Is Sentenced to Prison

    Another Accomplice Of Bridgeport Meth Priest Is Sentenced to Prison
    One of the West Coast drug suppliers to the methamphetamine-dealing ex-priest known as "Monsignor Meth" has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to five years in prison. Kristen Laschober, 49, formerly of Laguna Niguel, Calif., had pleaded guilty...
  • Priest Pleads Guilty For Role In Methamphetamine Ring

    The Bridgeport priest nicknamed Monsignor Meth by some of his old parishioners appears headed for at least a decade in prison after admitting in court Tuesday that he conspired to import and distribute the powerfully addictive stimulant methamphetamine....
  • Supplier Of Drug-Dealing Priest Is Sentenced To Prison

    The west coast drug supplier to the methamphetamine-dealing ex-priest known as Monsignor Meth was sentenced to about five and one-half years in prison Wednesday in U.S. District Court. Chad McCluskey, 44, of San Clemente was charged with conspiracy to...