Archbishop Joseph Tobin Archives - Crux



  • Father James Martin on LGBT community: A bridge too far?

    Father James Martin on LGBT community: A bridge too far?

    • Jun 17, 2017

    In his new book, “Building a Bridge,” Father James Martin fails to mention Catholic organizations trying to help homosexuals live their lives according to Church teaching. However, he does speak approvingly of New Ways Ministry, which has been condemned by both the Vatican and the U.S. Bishops. Is he causing confusion in the Church?

  • Three take-aways from today’s global crop of new cardinals

    Three take-aways from today’s global crop of new cardinals

    • Nov 19, 2016

    Pretty much everything a pope does exercises leadership and shapes culture in the Church, whether or not it comes wrapped in a binding magisterial declaration. Today is an excellent illustration of the point, as Pope Francis will create 17 new cardinals in an event called a “consistory,” 13 of whom will be eligible to elect his successor.

  • Pope Francis names new cardinal Joseph Tobin to Newark

    Pope Francis names new cardinal Joseph Tobin to Newark

    • Nov 7, 2016

    Recently tapped by Pope Francis as a new cardinal, Archbishop Joseph Tobin is now headed for Newark, New Jersey, to replace Archbishop John Myers. Saying faith is “a willingness to be surprised by God,” Tobin added on Monday, “the last weeks have been exceptionally ‘faith filled’.”