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Bishop Kevin Sweeney of Paterson. Photo courtesy DeSales Media Group.

Paterson bishop: Vaccination exemption for clergy 'will be minimal'

Sep 15, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Bishop Kevin Sweeney of Paterson wrote to clerics of his diocese Tuesday to ‘strongly encourage’ their vaccination against COVID-19. Non-medical... Read more

Fr. Kevin Sweeney, who was appointed Bishop of Paterson April 15, 2020. Photo courtesy DeSales Media Group.

Brooklyn priest named bishop of Paterson, New Jersey diocese

Apr 15, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Wednesday accepted the resignation of Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli, appointing Brooklyn pastor Fr. Kevin J. Sweeney to be... Read more

No injuries a ‘blessing’ after fire destroys Catholic Charities shelter in N.J. 

Aug 26, 2019

After a fire destroyed a Catholic Charities shelter in Paterson, New Jersey on Saturday, Catholic leaders are counting their blessings... Read more