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Matthew Baker family (Courtesy Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston

Donations For Priest Killed In Crash Reach Nearly $450,000

An online fundraiser for the family of a Greek orthodox priest killed in a car crash has netted nearly $450,000.


Archbishop Leonard P. Blair (Courtesy Archbishop of Hartford)

Archbishop Taken Ill Before Midnight Mass

Hartford Archbishop Leonard Blair became ill Christmas Eve, and the Midnight Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph was celebrated by the Rector of the Cathedral, Monsignor John McCarthy.


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.