By Catholic News Service. They also approved funding for the next phase of a study on clergy sexual abuse of minors. Skylstad of Spokane, Wash.
Following the revelations and accusations of priest pedophilia and sexual abuse, many members of the Catholic Church have attempted to lay the blame at the feet of homosexuals. After a meeting in Rome last month, several Catholic cardinals made remarks that appeared to blame homosexuals for the abuse cases. Gay Catholics want to protest and have their say before the U.
Archbishop Garcia-Siller summarized the event and the two-year process. He spoke of how it was helping the U. Church to respond better to Latino Catholics, who currently make up 40 percent of the Church and are the largest group of young Catholics in the United States.
The Hartford archdiocese ended the Rev. Enrique Vasquez's assignment as parochial vicar of St. Mary's Church after authorities in his native Costa Rica disclosed a charge that he molested a year-old boy there. He recalled greeting a number of shaken and teary parishioners at the church Sunday, after delivering the news during a Spanish-language Mass.
State of Connecticut. The archdiocese includes aboutCatholics, more than priests, parishes and almost deacons. Inthe small town of Lebanon, Connecticuthad the distinction of being the place in which the Catholic "Mass was first celebrated, continuously and for a long period, within the limits of the State of Connecticut.
An allegation of sexual abuse of a minor The pastor of a prominent Roman Catholic church in New Haven has resigned in the wake of an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor going back more than 20 years. The Rev. Andrew Brizzolara, who had been pastor of St.
The Rev. Andrew Brizzolara resigned Jan. It will be influenced by the results of the investigation of this allegation to be conducted by the representatives of the Archdiocese of Boston and of his religious community," Auxiliary Bishop Peter A.
Hartford, CT or Blair will be offering three Masses of Reparation at the following parishes on the following dates:. Sunday, January 27 St.
The pastor of a Roman Catholic church in New Haven resigned last week after he was accused of molesting a child in Massachusetts in the 's, an official with the Hartford Archdiocese said yesterday. The Rev. Mansell of Hartford, Bishop Peter A.
Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. Though the Encuentro was a process that included a variety of meetings in parishes, at dioceses and at regional events that took place around the country over a period of two years, it culminated with a national gathering in Grapevine, Texas, in September in which about 3, including bishops, participated. Garcia-Siller summarized the event and the two-year process.