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Following his release, Bishop David O'Connell (third from left) joined Father Jean Felicien, Monsignor Thomas N. Gervasio, and Monsignor Sam Sirianni at their hotel in Rome.

Trenton Bishop released from Rome hospital after heart attack 

Jan 9, 2024

By Matt McDonald

Bishop David O’Connell suffered a heart attack while in Rome where he was preparing to lead a pilgrimage of 20... Read more

Bishop David O'Connell of the Diocese of Trenton, New Jersey.

Trenton bishop suffers heart attack in Rome 

Jan 5, 2024

By Matt McDonald

Bishop David O’Connell, 68, was in Italy to lead a pilgrimage of 20 priests and two members of the diocese’s... Read more

US coronavirus relief bill would discriminate against private schools

May 18, 2020

Bishop David O'Connell of Trenton lamented Thursday that the U.S. Congress' latest coronavirus relief bill would bar private schools' access... 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

Nov 19, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

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

Bishop David. M. O'Connell.

‘How many times can our hearts break?’ Bishop of Trenton asks after shooting

Jun 18, 2018

The Bishop of Trenton condemned gun violence and called for prayer in a statement following a shooting early Sunday that... Read more