- Jan 22, 2021
Standing before a banner of Our Lady of Guadalupe bedecked with fragrant roses, Metuchen Bishop James F. Checchio issued a challenge to the faithful seated within the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi Dec. 12: Their work had only just begun.
Bishop James Checchio of New Jersey issues a pastoral letter against the state’s assisted suicide law.
A range of U.S. Church leaders praised Pope Francis’s decision to remove former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick from the clerical state.
Beginning on Monday, the U.S. bishops once again will meet to confront the painful reality that its policies and procedures may have broken new ground, but its Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People has failed to hold bishops accountable for abuse and its cover-up.