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  • Man sues Newark Archdiocese over alleged sexual abuse

    TRENTON, N.J. – A northern New Jersey man is suing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, alleging that a now-deceased priest sexually molested him more than 30 years ago. Stephen Marlowe, of Hoboken, discussed his claims during a news conference Tuesday on the steps of the Statehouse in Trenton. The

  • Church beatifies New Jersey nun

    NEWARK, N.J. – A New Jersey nun credited with curing a boy’s eye disease is moving a step closer to sainthood with her beatification. A beatification Mass for Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, who died in 1927 at age 26, was being led Saturday by Cardinal Angelo Amato at the Cathedral

  • Trenton diocese pays $610,000 to settle sexual abuse suit

    TRENTON, N.J — The Trenton Diocese has paid $610,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a New Jersey man who said he was sexually abused for years as a teen by a priest who headed the diocese’s youth group. Forty-two-year-old Chris Naples of Bass River Township claimed church leaders allowed

  • Sister Miriam Teresa is on path to become New Jersey’s first saint

    NEWARK, N.J. — Although Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich was personally unassuming, the spiritual impact she had on other Sisters of Charity of St. Elizabeth was so unmistakable that they began the effort to have her canonized soon after her May 8, 1927, death in Paterson. Her cause will advance Oct.

  • New Jersey nun beatification set for next month

    New Jersey is often dismissed as a cultural wasteland of traffic jams and suburban sprawl, mobster graveyards and lost dreams – source material for native son rockers like Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi. But soon the state may also be known as home of the latest American saint, a


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