Catholic Charities says gang threats closed Thomas Merton Center on Madison Avenue in Bridgeport

Catholic Charities, which runs the Thomas Merton Center,

Catholic Charities, which runs the Thomas Merton Center, said gang members threatened one of its staff members. (May 20, 2014 5:47 PM)

Dozens of people who showed up expecting a meal at a Bridgeport soup kitchen Tuesday found locked doors instead.

People who work at the Thomas Merton Center on Madison Avenue said they had to shut down the facility for the day to protect workers after someone seriously threatened a staff member Monday.  

A sign on the door said that the center had been closed due to illegal activity.

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