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Archdiocese of Newark

A Grave Injustice to Religious and Economic Liberty in New Jersey

Tanya D. Marsh | Posted 08.28.2016 | Religion
Tanya D. Marsh

Since the Third Century, Christians have primarily buried their dead in churchyards and cemeteries owned by the parish or church that they attended. The Roman Catholic Church has therefore been in the "cemetery business" for over 1,700 years. I

New Jersey Nun Is The First Would-Be Saint Beatified In The United States

The Associated Press | Julio Cortez | Posted 10.06.2014 | Religion

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey nun credited with curing a boy's eye disease moved a step closer to sainthood Saturday in what church officials sai...

Embattled Archbishop Demotes Top Deputy Over Handling Of Priestly Abuse

Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion

By Mark Mueller The Star-Ledger NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) The No. 2 official in the Archdiocese of Newark was sacked from his leadership position for mi...

To Understand The Catholic Hierarchy's Troubles, Look To Newark's Scandal

Michael D'Antonio | Posted 07.09.2013 | Religion
Michael D'Antonio

Often lost in the shadow of the Archdiocese of New York, and its larger-than-life cardinal, Timothy Dolan, the Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, N.J., is attracting national attention these days for all the wrong reasons.

Drone War Ethics, Richard III, Archdiocese of Newark And More Religion Reads

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion
Jaweed Kaleem

Is drone warfare ethical? What would St. Augustine's Just War Theory have to say about the practice? This and more in the latest religion reads.

Priest Who Once Admitted To Touching Boy Lands Prestigious Gig In Diocese

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.04.2013 | Religion

In a move branded "breathtaking arrogance" by a watchdog group, the Archdiocese of Newark has appointed a priest -- who once confessed to touching an ...

Calls to End Human Rights Abuses in Detention and Deportation System

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

There are 1,500 immigrants currently being held for suspected immigration violations in New Jersey, and the use of enforcement policies that lead to detention and deportation are on the rise.