Pope Taps New Cardinal To Lead Newark Archdiocese As He Remakes US ChurchPope Francis on Monday tapped one of his new cardinals, Joseph Tobin, to replace the Newark archbishop who has been criticized for allegedly mishandling sex-abuse cases and spending lavishly on his retirement home.
Newark Archbishop’s Letter Highlights Debate Between Traditional, Progressive CatholicsThe Archbishop of Newark is telling Catholics not to take communion or other sacraments if they publicly reject church teachings.
Oradell Pastor To Resign After Allowing Accused Child Molester Live In RectoryIn announcing his departure earlier this month, Rev. Thomas Iwanowksi said he met with Newark Archbishop John Myers on July 5 "to discuss the situation here.'' The two decided "it would be best'' for Iwanowski to move 'forward in faith.'''
Newark Archbishop Appoints New Deputy In Wake Of Abuse CaseThe 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.
Parishioners At Elizabeth's Oldest Church Fear Closure After Removal Of Priests Loyal members feel like they have been punched in the gut, with some of the opinion that Newark's archbishop is out of touch with the community.
Obama Announces Compromise On Contraception Measure; Catholic Leaders FuriousCatholic groups are livid over the compromise, calling President Barack Obama's move a "ploy” that "adds insult to injury.”
Wis. Thief Caught By NJ Victim's Photo Gets 5 DaysA Wisconsin man whose theft of a tourist's bag was captured in a photograph the tourist was taking has been sentenced to five days in jail.
Self-Timer, Crime Of Fashion Catch Would-Be RobberA New Jersey family is thanking a would-be robber's fashion faux pas for putting a stop to a crime in progress.
Gotcha! Vacationing NJ Family's Photo Captures ThiefThe camera of a vacationing Essex County family who posed for a picture in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol captured more than smiles. It also caught a thief in the act.

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