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Archbishop of Newark

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

Biography

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

Archbishop of Newark

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

Biography

 

Archdiocesan News

November 30, 2018

On Friday, November 30, the people of the Archdiocese of Newark will continue their journey to acknowledge publicly the sins of sexual abuse, and to rebuild trust in the leadership of the Church. Beginning at 7:30 PM in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin again will lead the faithful of this Archdiocese in a second prayer service, titled "Longing for Light...We Wait in Darkness." To view the live stream, visit facebook.com/NwkArchdiocese at 7:30 PM.

November 19, 2018

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, announced today that the Archdiocese of Newark and the Dioceses of Camden, Trenton, Paterson and Metuchen are committed to the establishment of a Victim Compensation and Counseling Program. The details and mechanics of this Program will be finalized after consultation with - and input from - all stakeholders, and will be released when they are available.

November 4, 2018

Dear Members of the Archdiocese of Newark: The Philadelphia Inquirer and Boston Globe ran a joint article today on the state of sexual abuse in the Church, claiming that as many as 50 bishops have handled sexual abuse cases since 2002 improperly. While the information must be verified, even one situation in which a bishop violated our Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People or did not put victims’ needs first is a grave concern. The tragedy of this crisis is twofold…

October 31, 2018

Dear Parishioners: The U.S. bishops are joining together in a commitment of prayer and reparation leading up to the bishops’ General Assembly, when we will be making critical decisions in response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis. With my brother bishops across the nation, I will be dedicating myself to seven days of intensified prayer and fasting, from Monday, November 5, through Sunday, November 11. The intentions for this period of prayer and sacrifice are three-fold...

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