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Catholic deacon,  at ordination as priest (Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Shortage Of Priests Prompts Sharing Of Pastor

A decline in the number of priests has forced the Norwich Roman Catholic Diocese to link two churches in Somers and Stafford to share a pastor.


(Courtesy Archdiocese of Hartford)

Addition Planned At Saint Joseph’s Cathedral

Groundbreaking is planned next week for construction of a 3,000-square-foot addition on the west side of the Cathedral of Saint Joseph on Farmington Avenue in Hartford.


Pope Francis, Archbishop Blair (Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images)

Hartford’s Blair Among New Archbishops Recognized At Vatican Mass

Hartford Archbishop Leonard Blair was one of 25 new archbishops from around the world on whom Pope Francis bestowed the pallium Sunday at the Vatican.


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Good Friday Traditions

The Friday that comes before Easter is Good Friday.


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Pastor Charged With Theft From Elderly Church Member

A Stratford pastor has been charged with stealing more than $170,000 from an elderly church member, while police are investigating similar allegations involving other older parishioners.



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