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Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark.

Catholic opposition to NJ abortion rights bill based on 'commitment to human life and dignity'

The Catholic Church’s opposition to a bill that would guarantee a right to abortion under New Jersey law is founded... Read more

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn. CNA file photo

Alleged abuse victim of Brooklyn bishop files civil lawsuit

An alleged abuse victim who last year went public with allegations against the Bishop of Brooklyn has now filed a... Read more

The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark.

Priest in NJ, former prep school chaplain, charged with endangering students

Fr. Salvatore DiStefano, a former boys' prep school chaplain in New Jersey, was charged Thursday with use of children to... Read more

Archbishop John Myers. Courtesy photo.

Archbishop John Myers, retired Newark archbishop, dead at 79

Archbishop John J Myers, emeritus archbishop of Newark, has died at 79.  Read more

Theodore McCarrick. CNA file photo.

Newark archdiocese bought second beach house for use by McCarrick

Months before officials in the Archdiocese of Newark sold a beach house used by former cardinal Theodore McCarrick for sexual... Read more

Theodore McCarrick before his laicization.

Lawsuit claims McCarrick headed abusive ‘sex ring,’ names alleged ‘procurer’

A lawsuit filed Tuesday charges that former cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused a boy and aided his abuse by several... Read more

Father Edmond Ilg gives his first blessing to his son, Fr. Philip Ilg, outside Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, NJ. Image courtesy of the Ilg family.

Fathers’ Day: When a dad became a priest, like his son

Edmond Ilg, 62, has been a father since the birth of his son in 1986. But on June 21, he became... Read more

Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, New Jersey.

Newark archdiocese campaigns for parishes facing coronavirus cash crunch

Many parishes have suffered a sharp drop in donations following the loss of in-person Sunday collections because of the suspension... Read more

Bishop-Elect Elias R. Lorenzo, O.S.B. for the Archdiocese of Newark.

Pope Francis names 4 new bishops for US dioceses

The appointments, announced Thursday, include three new auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, and one new auxiliary... Read more

The site of Most Blessed Sacrament parish in Franklin Lakes, NJ, after an arson burned the church Dec 11, 2019.

Suspect arrested after arson destroys NJ church

A suspect is in custody after an early-morning arson destroyed a Catholic parish in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.  Read more

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn. CNA file photo

Bishop DiMarzio denies allegations of sexual abuse

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn is rejecting an allegation that he sexually molested a minor in the 1970s, calling it... Read more

President's Hall, Seton Hall University.

McCarrick created 'culture of fear and intimidation,' Seton Hall review finds

Disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick created a “culture of fear and intimidation” at the Seton Hall University seminary, according to... Read more

Rainbow flag painted over old white brick wall. Stock image via Shutterstock.

Newark church asks school to cover LGBT mural

A Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Newark has instructed a charter school to cover a pro-LGBT mural painted on... Read more

Former New Jersey priest, credibly accused of abuse, shot dead

John Capparelli, a former priest of the Archdiocese of Newark, was found dead in his Nevada home Saturday. Caparelli had... Read more

Then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick arrives at the Vatican on March 5, 2013.

McCarrick labeled 'permanently removed from ministry' in list of accused clergy

The Archdiocese of Newark released a list of names of credibly accused clergy on Wednesday, including disgraced former archbishop of... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, August 2018.

NJ dioceses to form compensation program for child victims of clerical abuse

The Archdiocese of Newark announced Monday that New Jersey’s five dioceses will together form a Victim Compensation and Counseling Program... Read more

President's Hall, Seton Hall University.

Seton Hall announces ‘independent review’ of seminary accusations

Seton Hall University has announced an independent review of accusations of sexual abuse and harassment against seminarians. The university is... Read more

The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, NJ.

Cardinal Tobin denies knowledge of 'gay subculture' in Newark

In an Aug. 17 letter to the priests of Newark, Cardinal Joseph Tobin has said he has not been told... Read more

Archbishop Theodore McCarrick.

New allegations surface regarding Archbishop McCarrick and Newark priests

Recent allegations against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick include reports that he made sexual advances toward seminarians during his tenure as... Read more

The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, NJ.

Newark archdiocese defends welcoming of LGBT pilgrimage

Last month Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark welcomed a pilgrimage of self-identified LGBT pilgrims, with an archdiocesan spokesman saying it... Read more