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Rev. Michael Fugee

Michael Fugee

Priest Defrocked After Violating Order To Stay Away From Kids

The Rev. Michael Fugee was set to be stripped of the priesthood, after revelations that he continued to work with children following a confession that he groped a boy.

11/09/2013

Bishop Bernard Hebda, Archbishop John Myers of the Newark Archdiocese, Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Pope Francis Names Newark Archbishop Myers’ Future Replacement

Pope Francis appointed Bishop Bernard A. Hebda of Michigan to serve alongside current Archbishop John Myers.

09/24/2013

Rev. Edgar M. da Cunha (file / credit: Catholic Education Foundation)

Newark Archbishop Appoints New Deputy In Wake Of Abuse Case

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.

06/07/2013

Michael Fugee in court on May 21, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Another Newark Archdiocese Official Resigns Over Pedophile Priest Case

The second highest official in the Archdiocese of Newark has resigned from his post, in the wake of a scandal involving a priest who had contact with minors allegedly in violation of an agreement with prosecutors.

05/25/2013

Michael Fugee in court on May 21, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Once-Accused Pedophile Priest Held On $25,000 Bail In New Jersey

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.

05/21/2013

Michael Fugee

Once-Accused Pedophile Priest Arrested For Having Contact With Children

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.

05/20/2013

Rev. Michael Fugee

3 Others Out Of Work Amid Scandal Over Once-Accused Pedophile NJ Priest

The pastor and two youth ministers at a central New Jersey church have left their posts just days after the resignation of the Rev. Michael Fugee.

05/05/2013

Rev. Michael Fugee

New Jersey Priest With History Of Child Molestation Resigns

The Rev. Michael Fugee submitted his request and it was promptly accepted by Newark Archbishop John Myers on Thursday evening.

05/03/2013

Rev. Michael Fugee

Calls Mount To Have Newark Archbishop Fired Over Once-Accused Pedophile Priest

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.

05/01/2013

Rev. Michael Fugee

Parents: Why Was Once-Accused Pedophile Priest On Youth Retreats In N.J.?

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.

04/29/2013

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Did Once-Accused Pedophile Priest Violate Order Banning Contact With Kids?

Investigators have been questioning whether New Jersey priest once accused of child sexual abuse may have violated an order never again to work with children.

04/28/2013