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Entries Tagged as 'Bishop William Lori'

Hey, We Called This One Right! Frank Caggiano Named New Bishop

July 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment · News and Events

It took more than a year following Bishop Lori’s departure, but Pope Francis has named Frank Caggiano bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport. More on the announcement: www.bridgeportdiocese.com OIB Flashback, March 21, 2012 With Bishop William Lori heading out of the city, named by Pope Benedict XVI the 16th Archbishop of Baltimore, the search is on […]

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The Challenging Future Of The Diocese Of Bridgeport

May 17th, 2013 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment

Long before John Marshall Lee began examining city budget books in his quest for an “Open, Accountable and Transparent” government, he had been urging the Diocese of Bridgeport to eat its OATs. The diocese has been facing all kinds of challenges including heavy financial losses. Lee examines: The Diocese of Bridgeport has been without a […]

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Rudderless Diocese Still Seeking Bishop Lori’s Replacement

January 24th, 2013 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Serving as bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport representing 500,000 Catholics in Fairfield County isn’t the plum it used to be. Priest pedophile scandals, a huge debt run up by ex Bishop William Lori to settle more than $30 million in abuse cases borrowed largely from the Knights of Columbus and the latest drug scandal involving rogue […]

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Will Bishop Lori Be Missed?

March 23rd, 2012 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment

John Marshall Lee is a member of the Voice of the Faithful in the Diocese of Bridgeport, an affiliate of an international group of Catholics that support persons abused by clergy and works to shape structural change within the Catholic Church. He shares a commentary in response to a Connecticut Post editorial Bishop Lori will be […]

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The Search For Bishop Lori’s Replacement

March 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

With Bishop William Lori heading out of the city, named by Pope Benedict XVI the 16th Archbishop of Baltimore, the search is on for his replacement to represent nearly 500,000 Fairfield County Catholics in the Diocese of Bridgeport. One of the bishops high on the list to replace Lori, according to Diocese insiders, is Auxiliary Bishop Frank […]

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Bishop Lori Heading To Baltimore–What’s His Legacy?

March 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Bishop William Lori, who inherited a decades-long sex abuse scandal in the Diocese of Bridgeport largely covered up by his predecessor Edward Egan, has been named by Pope Benedict XVI the 16th Archbishop of Baltimore, according to the Diocese of Bridgeport website.

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Egan’s Pinocchio Moment–What Would Jesus Do? Not What Egan Did

February 12th, 2012 · 9 Comments · News and Events

The nose of former bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport Edward Egan just keeps on growing and growing. He protected pedophiles, the Diocese pays out at least $30 million to settle cases and yet he continues to plead he did nothing wrong. What would Jesus do? From the Connecticut Post: Days after former New York Cardinal […]

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