- Jul 9, 2020
Federal death-row inmate Dustin Lee Honken was convicted of “heinous” crimes but killing him “will do nothing to restore justice or heal those still burdened by these crimes,” Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin said in a July 9 letter to President Donald Trump.
Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, condemned the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and warned the country must “leave behind the purveyors of polarization” in politics.
Leading Catholic organizations and individuals have released a list priorities for protecting migrants during the pandemic.
Newark Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin has announced a Parishes in Need fundraising initiative specifically aimed at supporting continued outreach and archdiocesan parish communities during the coronavirus pandemic.
Once the Vatican releases the McCarrick report, the church must listen to the reaction to it in a “spirit of humility” and must seek to “make reparation, learn and keep moving forward in a new way,” said a leading U.S. woman religious.
If all the people watching the livestream of the 11 a.m. Mass March 15 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore had been in the cathedral itself, it would have been filled to capacity.