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Edward Egan

Cardinal Edward Egan is the head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.
Cardinal Edward Egan is the head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. « Show less

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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 – the New York Times, Hartford Courant, Boston Globe and Washington Post, file an emergency appeal in April 2002, seeking to have the documents preserved and unsealed. The diocese embarks on what would be more than a seven-year battle against the newspapers.
  • Charles Carr

    Despite a May 1990 memo by a diocese official worrying about "a developing pattern of accusations" that the Rev. Charles Carr of Norwalk had fondled young boys, then-Bishop Edward Egan kept Carr working as a priest until 1995, when he suspended him only...

    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...

    Pope Benedict XVI

    Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, a traditionalist and doctrinal enforcer who collaborated closely with his predecessor, Pope John Paul II, was elected pope Tuesday in a conclave that lasted little more than 24 hours. As the Roman Catholic Church's 264th...