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Top Catholic Priest Claims Some Teenage Boys Seduced Priests

A top Catholic priest is claiming that some teenage boys seduced priests in sexual abuse cases.

08/30/2012

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Feds Want Former Greenwich Pastor Sent To Prison

Federal prosecutors say a former Greenwich priest should be sent to prison for a year for obstructing an investigation into his personal use of church money.

07/20/2012

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Group Honors 2 For Highlighting East Haven Abuse

Two church leaders who helped bring attention to police abuse of Latino residents of East Haven are being honored by a national civil rights group.

07/10/2012

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Former Students Ask Vatican To Close Religious School

Dozens of women who attended a high school run by the disgraced Legion of Christ religious order have urged the Vatican to close the program, saying the psychological abuse they endured trying to live like teenage nuns led to multiple cases of anorexia, stress-induced migraines, depression and even suicidal thoughts.

07/09/2012

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US Supreme Court Won’t Hear Connecticut Church Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the case of a 136-year-old Connecticut parish that broke away from the Episcopal Church and tried to keep its property after the church consecrated its first openly gay bishop in 2003.

06/20/2012

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Reform Underway At Legion Of Christ

The Vatican is moving to reform the Legion of Christ, an order whose U.S. headquarters is located in Connecticut.

05/17/2012

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Vatican Investigates Religious Order With U.S. HQ In Connecticut

The Vatican has launched an investigation into alleged child sex abuse against priests from the Legion of Christ, a worldwide religious order which has had its U.S. headquarters in Connecticut, with operations in Hamden, Orange, and Cheshire.

05/11/2012

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Condo Association Apologizes For Ordering Jewish Woman To Remove Religious Symbol

A condominium association that ordered a Jewish woman in Stratford to remove a religious symbol from her doorway is now apologizing for what it calls a misunderstanding and says the symbol can stay.

04/04/2012

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Bridgeport Bishop Named Archbishop Of Baltimore

Bishop William E. Lori of the Diocese of Bridgeport has been named the 16th Archbishop of Baltimore.

03/20/2012

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