- May 26, 2020
New Jersey’s new law allowing assisted suicide, effective Aug. 1, “points to an “utter failure” on the part of government and indeed all society, said Bishop James F. Checchio of Metuchen.
To say that it’s been a tough summer for the Catholic Church in the United States due to the clerical sexual abuse crisis would be an understatement.
A church in New Jersey held celebrations to celebrate Independence Day on Aug. 18-19, but not for the United States — for India and Pakistan.
Metuchen Bishop James F. Checchio told Catholics in his diocese Aug. 7 he continues “to be saddened and ashamed” by reports of “the abhorrent events we have been learning about in regard to Archbishop McCarrick — and I know you must be, too.”