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Respect Life

Mission Statement

The mission of the Respect Life Office of the Archdiocese of Newark is to promote the Catholic Church's teaching on the respect, care and protection of human life from conception to natural death.  Our office serves as a liaison to clergy, religious and laity in order to assist in affirming the dignity of life and provide support to people in need.

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Respect Life Office
171 Clifton Ave.
Newark, NJ 07104
Cheryl A. Riley
Patricia Decker
Associate Director
The Mercy House