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Statement of the Most Reverend Leonard P. Blair, Archbishop of Hartford, regarding the Obergefell decision

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Statement of the Most Reverend Leonard P. Blair, Archbishop of Hartford, regarding the Obergefell decision Like so many others in our country, I am dismayed at the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that requires states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. First and foremost,
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Media Statement from the Archdiocese of Hartford regarding Jacob Doe v. The Hartford Roman Catholic Diocesan Corporaton

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The Archdiocese of Hartford remains firmly committed to both the spirit and letter of the U.S. Bishops’ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People that was adopted and implemented in 2002 and to all of the policies, practices and educational programs arising out of
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Waterbury priest is placed on administrative leave

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Statement by the Archdiocese of Hartford “The Archdiocese of Hartford has learned that an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor has been made against the Rev. Jeremiah N. Murasso. The alleged abuse reportedly took place over twenty years ago, while Fr. Murasso was serving in New
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Pope Francis presents encyclical on “care for our common home”

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Pope Francis offered for the world’s reflection, a new encyclical on the environment, titled Laudto si’ on care for our common home. Archbishop Blair on the Holy Father’s new encyclical: “In his Encyclical Letter Laudato si Pope Francis has issued a timely challenge
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Our New Priests

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On May 16th, Archbishop Leonard P. Blair will ordain three men to the Holy Priesthood at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford at 11 a.m. They are Rev. Mr. Ricardo Borja, Rev. Mr. Mauricio Galvis, and Rev. Mr. Ramon Garcia. If you would like to get to know them, click on their names.
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Prayer for the People of Nepal

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PRAY FOR THE PEOPLE OF NEPAL See Prayer for People of Nepal NEPAL DISASTER Donations for disaster relief may be made directly to Catholic Relief Services www.crs.org Donate by Phone Call 877-435-7277 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern Time For more information call Catholic Charities
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An Invitation from Archbishop Blair

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 On May 24th we will be celebrating one of the great solemnities of the Church year, Pentecost Sunday. Scripture tells us that after Our Lord’s Ascension into heaven, the apostles returned to Jerusalem, entered the upper room, and “all these devoted themselves with one accord to
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Papal Visit Pilgrimage

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Archdiocese welcomes new CEO to Catholic Charities

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After a nation-wide search, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Hartford has named Marek Kukulka as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Having been the Chief of Operations of Catholic Charities in the archdiocese since 2012, Kukulka brings to the position in-depth working
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