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Diocese of Bridgeport

Angry parishoners confront bishop over Bridgeport church closings 10/26/11

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport's just-unveiled plan to close three longtime churches in the city prompted some parishioners to make their displeasure known to Bishop William Lori Sunday.

The power of people (TO KEEP A PARISH OPEN) 12/14/07

Diocese of Norwich

Priests are scarce, so why force them out? Frank McKenna of St. Augustine Parish in Canterbury was asked to retire. Bishop Michael Cote cited a shortage of priests as the reason for closing five ...7/27/08 <>

Wanted: More than a few good priests for Norwich Diocese Church officials announced some belt-tightening last week; four missions and parishes are closing while 13 other parishes will share pastors starting in 7/24/08...  <>

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