• With few priests, Connecticut diocese links churches

    • Oct 3, 2014

    NORWICH, Conn. — A decline in the number of priests has forced the Norwich Roman Catholic Diocese to link two churches in Somers and Stafford to share a pastor. The Journal Inquirer reports that All Saints Church in Somers and St. Edward Church in Stafford will keep their separate identities.

  • 15 Catholic churches in Indiana facing mergers

    • Sep 26, 2014

    Fifteen Catholic churches in southwestern Indiana are being consolidated into six parishes by church leaders. Evansville diocese Bishop Charles Thompson announced the merger plan Friday, but said that none of the churches involved are being closing under the reorganization plan. Thompson says pastors at each parish will determine when Masses