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Archdiocese of Newark - Latest News
Oct 5, 2020 - 12:01 pm .- Fr. Salvatore DiStefano, a former boys' prep school chaplain in New Jersey, was charged Thursday with use of children to commit a crime, and child endangerment.
Sep 24, 2020 - 11:08 am .- Archbishop John J Myers, emeritus archbishop of Newark, has died at 79.
Sep 9, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Months before officials in the Archdiocese of Newark sold a beach house used by former cardinal Theodore McCarrick for sexual abuse and coercion, the archdiocese bought a second beach house on the Jersey Shore, at which McCarrick reportedly hosted friends and courted donors.
Jul 22, 2020 - 06:08 pm .- A lawsuit filed Tuesday charges that former cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused a boy and aided his abuse by several other priests, and claims that a principal at a Christian Brothers high school helped procure the victim for McCarrick and the other clergy abusers in the early 1980s.
Jun 24, 2020 - 03:00 am .- Edmond Ilg, 62, has been a father since the birth of his son in 1986. But on June 21, he became a “father” in a whole new sense: Edmond was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark, and he was vested by his son, Fr. Philip. 
Mar 23, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Many parishes have suffered a sharp drop in donations following the loss of in-person Sunday collections because of the suspension of public Masses.
Feb 27, 2020 - 08:30 am .- The appointments, announced Thursday, include three new auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, and one new auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of San Diego, California.
Dec 11, 2019 - 04:33 pm .- A suspect is in custody after an early-morning arson destroyed a Catholic parish in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
Nov 13, 2019 - 01:54 pm .- Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn is rejecting an allegation that he sexually molested a minor in the 1970s, calling it a “false allegation.”
Sep 4, 2019 - 09:00 am .- Disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick created a “culture of fear and intimidation” at the Seton Hall University seminary, according to a report released by the university on Aug. 27.
May 24, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- A Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Newark has instructed a charter school to cover a pro-LGBT mural painted on church property.
Mar 13, 2019 - 01:50 pm .- John Capparelli, a former priest of the Archdiocese of Newark, was found dead in his Nevada home Saturday. Caparelli had been included in a list of clerics credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors released last month.
Feb 13, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- The Archdiocese of Newark released a list of names of credibly accused clergy on Wednesday, including disgraced former archbishop of the diocese Theodore McCarrick. The archdiocese listed McCarrick as “permanently removed from ministry,” although a final verdict is still pending in his canonical process.
Nov 19, 2018 - 03:16 pm .- The Archdiocese of Newark announced Monday that New Jersey’s five dioceses will together form a Victim Compensation and Counseling Program in the coming year, and will release the names of all priests in the state who have been accused of sexual misconduct against minors.
Aug 23, 2018 - 10:10 am .- Seton Hall University has announced an independent review of accusations of sexual abuse and harassment against seminarians. The university is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Newark, and is home to Immaculate Conception Seminary and St. Andrew’s Hall college seminary.
Aug 20, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- In an Aug. 17 letter to the priests of Newark, Cardinal Joseph Tobin has said he has not been told by priests about a “gay sub-culture” in the Archdiocese of Newark.
Aug 17, 2018 - 05:00 am .- Recent allegations against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick include reports that he made sexual advances toward seminarians during his tenure as Bishop of Metuchen and Archbishop of Newark.
Jun 20, 2017 - 06:04 am .- Last month Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark welcomed a pilgrimage of self-identified LGBT pilgrims, with an archdiocesan spokesman saying it should be seen in the context of welcoming everyone, not as archdiocese sponsorship of the event.
Nov 23, 2016 - 03:02 am .- In a sit-down interview with CNA Monday, Cardinal Joseph Tobin opened up about his appointment and his thoughts on the U.S. elections, as well as Pope Francis’ warning to cardinal’s against ‘polarization’ and his emphasis on mercy.
Nov 7, 2016 - 04:00 am .- The Vatican announced Monday that recently nominated Cardinal-elect Archbishop Joseph William Tobin of Indianapolis will soon be taking over as the new head of the Newark, N.J. Archdiocese.

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