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Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark.

Cardinal Tobin appointed member of Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops

Pope Francis on Thursday appointed the archbishop of Newark, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, a member of the Congregation for Bishops.  Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark.

Cardinal Tobin asks Trump for clemency in death row case

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark has joined several U.S. bishops in asking President Donald Trump to commute the death sentence... 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

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark moderates a panel at the 2018 World Meeting of Families.

Cardinal Tobin blesses immigration protest

Cardinal Joseph Tobin, the Archbishop of Newark, blessed a group of protesters on Wednesday, as a they demonstrated in front... Read more

View of Algodones, Mexico from the US side of the Port of Entry.

Trump administration issues new asylum rules for southern border

The Trump administration announced a new rule on Monday, changing the asylum application process along the U.S.-Mexco border.  Read more

Bishops at the USCCB General Assembly in Baltimore, June 2019.

USCCB passes three measures in response to abuse crisis

The bishops voted overwhelmingly in favor of three measures aimed at building processes to address episcopal misconduct or neglect, and... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark moderates a panel at the 2018 World Meeting of Families.

Cardinal Tobin: Catechism language 'very unfortunate' on homosexuality

The Archbishop of Newark said Wednesday that the language used by the Catechism of the Catholic Church to describe homosexual... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston addresses the USCCB autumn General Assembly in Baltimore, Nov. 12, 2018. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

U.S. bishops react to McCarrick laicization

Bishops from across the United States have reacted to the news that Theodore McCarrick has been found guilty of sexual... 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

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

New Jersey dioceses launch fund for abuse survivors

The five Roman Catholic dioceses of New Jersey announced on Monday the creation of the Independent Victim Compensation Program (IVCP)... Read more

Bishops from across the United States take part in the USCCB's Fall General Assembly in Baltimore on November 11, 2013.

Archbishop McCarrick and 'Dallas 2'

Nov. 13 will mark sixteen years since Cardinal Bernard Law and then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick addressed the U.S. bishops’ conference on... Read more

President's Hall, Seton Hall University.

Seton Hall president condemns student harassment of seminarians

Dr. Mary Meehan, interim president of Seton Hall University, has issued a strongly-worded letter to the campus community following numerous... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin. CNA file photo

Cardinal Tobin will not attend Oct. Vatican synod

The Archbishop of Newark has announced that he will not attend an October gathering of bishops slated to discuss young... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Cupich, Tobin appointed by Pope Francis to October synod on young people

Pope Francis has appointed several Americans to participate in October’s Vatican synod on young adults, the faith, and vocational discernment.... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston.

DiNardo calls for conclusive answers to questions raised by Viganò's testimony

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, reaffirmed Monday the need for a “prompt and thorough... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark moderates a panel at the 2018 World Meeting of Families.

Cardinal Tobin appointed to youth synod, USCCB confirms

The U.S. bishops’ conference has confirmed that Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark has been appointed by Pope Francis to participate... 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

Newly appointed metropolitan archbishops from around the world at a Mass with Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square to recieve their pallia, June 29, 2017.

New US archbishops look forward to serving God in their local Churches

Newly-appointed metropolitan archbishops from around the world received the traditional woolen vestment called a pallium during a special Mass with... 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