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  • Surrounded by ‘family,’ U.S. cardinal takes possession of titular church

    Surrounded by ‘family,’ U.S. cardinal takes possession of titular church

    • Jan 29, 2017

    Declaring he was happy to call the parish of St. Mary of the Graces “my new family,” Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin said, “It gives me joy to share our faith, the word of God and the sacraments with you. Pray for your brother ‘Giuseppe’ and I will never forget to pray for you.”

  • Newark auxiliary bishop assaulted during Mass

    Newark auxiliary bishop assaulted during Mass

    • Jan 29, 2017

    Newark Auxiliary Bishop Manuel Cruz was offering the opening prayers of the Mass when a man wearing a white robe over a red suit left his pew, approached the altar, and punched the bishop in the face, according to local news outlets.

  • Newark’s Archbishop assails Trump immigration orders

    • Jan 29, 2017

    Cardinal Joseph Tobin said on Friday that Trump’s actions were “not rational acts” and called the orders “inhuman policies.” He also vowed to continue resettling refugees in the area. He also defied Mike Pence on the settlement of Syrian refugees in Indianapolis when Pence was governor of Indiana.

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