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  • Pro-lifers worry adoption records law will boost abortions

    Pro-lifers worry adoption records law will boost abortions

    • Dec 4, 2016

    A New Jersey law allowing adopted persons to obtain birth records was a compromise with New Jersey Right to Life and the New Jersey Catholic Conference, who worry about more abortions, and the ACLU of New Jersey and the N.J. Bar Association, who argue birth parents expected anonymity.

  • Two-time cancer survivor joins NJ bishops in opposing assisted suicide

    • Oct 31, 2016

    While one terminally ill young women made headlines across the country two years ago by advocating for the right to end her life, another, living in New Jersey, decided to begin quietly campaigning for the right to stay alive, saying, “The sanctity of life is deteriorating … Nobody should be telling you that you don’t have rights to medication.”

  • Principal back at school facing lawsuit over ex-employee in gay marriage

    Principal back at school facing lawsuit over ex-employee in gay marriage

    • Sep 21, 2016

    A principal at a Catholic high school in New Jersey who was abruptly removed from her post along with the school’s president is now back at work, amid a controversy over a lawsuit by a former guidance counselor who says she was fired because she’s married to a woman.

  • New Jersey priest fired for backing gay rights

    New Jersey priest fired for backing gay rights

    • Sep 2, 2016

    Father Warren Hall said he was notified by phone on Wednesday that Newark Archbishop John Myers, an outspoken conservative, says Hall’s actions are “confusing the faithful” by supporting gay advocacy groups and backing a counselor fired for being in a same-sex marriage.

  • Lesbian sues NJ Catholic high school for firing

    Lesbian sues NJ Catholic high school for firing

    • Aug 19, 2016

    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.

  • One NY-area priest convicted, another steps down on abuse charges

    One NY-area priest convicted, another steps down on abuse charges

    • Jun 29, 2016

    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.