Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) issued the following statement in response to the passing of Bishop Moales.

"I send my heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and congregation of Bishop Kenneth Moales. The Bishop was a dedicated servant to both God and Bridgeport, and his leadership, faith, and fellowship will be sorely missed. I worshiped with Bishop Moales just last week and am saddened by his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his family in this time of great loss, but we can take peace in knowing he has returned Home."