Friday, March 13, 2009

Catholics stand up for the faith in Hartford, CT

Catholics protest 'maltreatment' by Conn. leaders


The Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. - Thousands of Roman Catholics descended on the Connecticut statehouse Wednesday, as simmering resentment over bills they consider anti-Catholic reached a boiling point with a recent legislative attempt to give parishioners more say over parish financing.

The sponsors of the now-withdrawn proposal, both Catholics themselves, have received thousands of mostly angry e-mails from across the country, as well as threats on their lives, state Capitol police said.

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