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Archbishop of Newark

Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin,
C.Ss.R., D.D.


Archbishop of Newark John J. Myers, J.C.D., D.D

Archbishop of Newark

Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin, C.Ss.R., D.D.



A Message from Cardinal Tobin for Easter 2019

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Archdiocesan News

April 17, 2019

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., talked with NBC's Anne Thompson about a variety of issues on April 17, 2019. Among the topics that the Cardinal and Anne discussed were his upbringing in Detroit, his early life in the priesthood, and the challenges that face the Catholic Church today. Click here to view the entire interview, courtesy of the Today Show.

April 15, 2019

Our heartfelt prayers are offered to the people of Paris, to the emergency workers battling the fire, and to all those around the world who have worshipped in the magnificent Cathedral. The faithful have lost a magnificent church, but our Catholic community joins in prayer with our sisters and brothers in Paris, who remain sheltered by the love and grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

April 12, 2019

The Archdiocese of Newark regrets the enactment of legislation that permits medically assisted suicide. Every gift of human life is sacred, from conception to natural death, and the life and dignity of every person must be respected and protected at every stage and in every condition. Those whose lives are diminished or weakened deserve special respect. Sick or disabled persons should be helped to lead lives as normal as possible. Whatever its motives and means, direct...

April 12, 2019

On Sunday, April 14, Christians around the world will begin the observance of Holy Week, the final preparation for the celebration of Easter. Here in the Archdiocese of Newark, the nearly 1.5 million Catholics worshiping in the 212 Catholic parishes in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union Counties will mark the days leading to Easter Sunday with a full range of liturgies—Mass, Stations of the Cross, prayer services and more. The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart—the Mother Church of the...