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  • Man gets deportation reprieve after drawing clergy support

    Man gets deportation reprieve after drawing clergy support

    • Apr 20, 2017

    One month after Cardinal Joseph Tobin, the head of the Newark archdiocese, led a rally objecting to the removal of Catalino Guerrero, an illegal immigrant and grandfather of four. The custom officials at Newark, New Jersey, approved a one-year stay of removal.

  • Top Vatican and U.S. church officials back new gay-friendly book

    Top Vatican and U.S. church officials back new gay-friendly book

    • Apr 9, 2017

    Father James Martin’s new book, “Building a Bridge,” includes several blurbs from top figures in the Catholic Church’s hierarchy which is a surprising break from the past. This seems to indicate a sea change during the papacy of Pope Francis.

  • Bishops say U.S. must address needs of immigrants, show compassion

    Bishops say U.S. must address needs of immigrants, show compassion

    • Mar 11, 2017

    Archbishop Jose Gomez, vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said immigration is the “human rights test of our time” and said that having a policy that solely focuses on deportations without addressing reform of the immigration system risks causing “a human rights nightmare.”

  • Newark archbishop leading rally for man facing deportation

    Newark archbishop leading rally for man facing deportation

    • Mar 10, 2017

    Several dozen clergy members, including Cardinal Joseph Tobin, leader of New Jersey’s largest Roman Catholic archdiocese, led a rally for supporters of Catalino Guerrero who is facing possible deportation ahead of a meeting with federal immigration authorities in New Jersey.

  • Vatican bars Sodalit founder from contact with members

    Vatican bars Sodalit founder from contact with members

    • Feb 11, 2017

    An ethics commission created to investigate accusations of abuse against Luis Fernando Figari had released a report which detailed an internal culture of extreme “discipline and obedience to the founder” which was “forged on the basis of extreme physical demands, as well as physical punishments, constituting abuses which violated the fundamental rights of persons.”

  • Archdiocese looks to curb priest’s social media posts

    Archdiocese looks to curb priest’s social media posts

    • Feb 9, 2017

    New Jersey church officials are looking to curtail the online comments of a priest because they are considered divisive and “hate-mongering”. The Reverend Peter West of St. John’s Catholic Church in Orange has posted several comments attacking the Obama administration, Hillary Clinton and Islam.

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