- Jun 1, 2020
A former dean and a guidance counselor at a Catholic high school in New Jersey is suing the school, its president and the Archdiocese of Newark for discrimination after she was fired when school officials learned she’s married to another woman.
A former priest in Paterson, N.J., has been convicted of luring and criminal sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl, while a priest in Long Island has voluntarily stepped down during an investigation of an allegation of sexual abuse from years ago.
In a holiday season teeming with traditions, the enduring (and illegal) practice of pilfering baby Jesus statues from nativity scenes appears to be alive and well, particularly in northern New Jersey, where at least five churches have reported such thefts since Christmas Eve. The Archdiocese of Newark confirmed the thefts
Notice the reaction of the guy in the lower right corner.
RYE, N.Y. — Beyond their traditional roles as predictably quiet and often-beautiful places, “cemeteries have a huge opportunity to evangelize and a responsibility to stand for what the church represents,” said Andrew Schafer, executive director for Archdiocese of Newark Catholic Cemeteries in New Jersey. People who come to a committal
MAPLEWOOD, N.J. – A New Jersey elementary school canceled and reinstated its Halloween celebration this week in a debate that reflects societal ambivalence about the holiday’s religious origins. On Monday, parents of students at the Seth Boyden Elementary School in Maplewood received a note home from Principal Mark Quiles saying