Christians around the world and across the Tri-State area are marking Good Friday by commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
The archbishop of Newark has appointed a new top deputy to replace the administrator who stepped down last month in the wake of a scandal involving a former priest.
During times of hardship many people look to places of worship for comfort and support, but in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy those places have taken action and played a role in the relief effort.
Last month, following a court order, a controversial ad went up on the subway, saying, “In any war between the civilized man and the savage support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.”
An MTA spokesman said most of the ads have been taken down, saying that they had run their course. But opponents of the ads said the damage has already been done.
The first-term Republican says his first foreign trip was designed to tout business and trade opportunities in New Jersey for Israelis. It also helped him get a better grasp of the unique security challenges facing the volatile region
Pastor Terry Smith of the Life Christian Church in West Orange has extended an invitation to the brand new New York Jets quarterback.
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan will be elevated to Cardinal in Vatican City this Saturday. As Cardinal, that would make him eligible to elected Pope.
Father John Higgins is a priest on a pilgrimage, a holy man hiking to help the children of Peekskill.
The Neptune Township graduation will take place at the Ocean Grove Great Auditorium, but the school board has agreed to cover religious symbols and students and guests will enter through side and back doors to avoid a 20-foot cross on the building in the religious enclave.
There was a sense of moving from the darkness of Good Friday to the light of Easter morning during a three hour service inside Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan calls this year’s confluence of Passover and Holy Week providential, saying it creates “a magnificent atmosphere.”
The words of three religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are now side-by-side at the New York Public Library.
A new presidential poll reveals the number of Americans who believe President Barack Obama is Muslim is on the rise.