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Catholic Group Opposes Knights’ Political Spending

A Catholic group is delivering more than 5,000 petition signatures to the Knights of Columbus asking the Catholic fraternal organization to stop funding divisive political issues such as opposing same-sex marriage.

11/20/2012

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Dalai Lama Speaks In Danbury

The Dalai Lama says this century should focus on dialogue rather than force to solve problems and create peace.

10/18/2012

Terror suspect Babar Ahmad is escorted into the high court in Britain by prison officers on March 18, 2009 in London. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Terror Suspects Plead Not Guilty

Two men extradited from Britain have pleaded not guilty in a Connecticut court to federal charges that they provided terrorists in Afghanistan and Chechnya with cash, recruits and equipment.

10/06/2012

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West Hartford Man Charged With Hate Crime In Verbal Attack On Muslim Woman

West Hartford Police say a local man is due in court later this month after a verbal attack on a woman he believed to be Muslim.

09/17/2012

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National Atheist Party Cancels Convention Due To Lack Of Funding

The National Atheist Party is canceling its secular convention due to a lack of funding.

08/30/2012

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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