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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.




January 7, 2022

The Catholic Bishops of New Jersey join to express our strongest opposition to S49/A6260. This harmful legislation wouldcodify into state law an individual’s right to an abortion, including late-term abortions; potentially violate the religious freedom of healthcare workers and hospitals; and require private businesses to expand group health coverage to include abortion services.  

January 7, 2022

In his latest newsletter to the faithful, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., writes, "Peace is such a simple, universal concept. Why is it so hard to achieve—in our personal lives, our families, our neighborhoods and our world?...Peace is the absence of violence, but it’s also much more." 

January 6, 2022

The New Jersey Catholic Conference (NJCC) is calling on Catholics and all people of good will to urge their state elected officials to vote “no” on S49/A6260, legislation which effectively serves as a replacement to the Reproductive Freedom Act (RFA). The RFA was a controversial bill introduced in October 2020 that would have expanded abortion services in New Jersey to include late-term abortions, state-funding for abortions, mandating health insurance coverage for abortion services, and allowing for non-physician medical providers to perform abortions, all of which the NJCC vigorously opposed.

Dec. 30, 2021

The effort to connect with all the Catholics in the Archdiocese of Newark is underway. The impressive undertaking is in response to Pope Francis’ desire to hear from as many active and inactive Catholics as possible worldwide. It is all part of the global synodal process the Holy Father began on Oct. 10 with a special Vatican Mass. A week later the Archdiocese of Newark officially began its synodal journey with its own special Mass. Ever since, leaders in the Archdiocese quickly mobilized...

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Intention for evangelization - The Church

Let us pray for the Church, that She may receive from the Holy Spirit the grace and strength to reform herself in the light of the Gospel.

Intención para la evangelización - La Iglesia

Recemos por la Iglesia, para que reciba del Espíritu Santo la gracia y la fuerza para reformarse a la luz del Evangelio.