“It was like the resurrection. It was marvelous, it was really marvelous,” Dr. Margaret Dames, superintendent of schools for the Newark Archdiocese, said.
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.
The Rev. Michael Fugee, 52, traded in his collar for an orange prison jumpsuit, handcuffs and shackles during his brief court appearance in Bergen County on Tuesday morning, 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reported.
A once-accused pedophile priest in New Jersey has been arrested, on charges that he violated a judicial order by having contact with young parish members.
The Rev. Michael Fugee submitted his request and it was promptly accepted by Newark Archbishop John Myers on Thursday evening.
A New Jersey state assemblywoman is among those calling to have Newark Archbishop John Myers held accountable, after a once-accused pedophile priest suddenly popped up at Colts Neck Church youth retreats.
Parents and teens at a Monmouth County Roman Catholic church were shocked Monday, after learning that a priest who attended overnight teen retreats was once accused of sexual abuse.
The Newark Archdiocese confirmed that Jillian Clementi, who is also a history teacher at Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township, has been suspended because of the charges.
A statue of St. Patrick that has graced the sanctuary at Sacred Heart Church in Newark for more than 40 years now overlooks the dining room at Cryan’s Beef and Ale House.