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We, The Church in the Archdiocese of Newark,
  are Catholic Christians who recognize and acknowledge in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, His death and resurrection, the expression of the Father’s gift of love for all people. Empowered by the Spirit of the risen Christ, we are called, as individuals and as a community, to be living witnesses of Christ’s presence and His ongoing mission in our society.

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Archdiocese Found to be in Compliance with Dallas Charter -- Again!

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LATEST NEWS

 Response to the Media Regarding Archdiocese Financial Activities

 The Canonization of Two Popes
Join EWTN for exclusive LIVE coverage of all the Vatican events leading up to and including the canonization of Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II on Sunday, April 27.
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 Archdioceses Lighting the Way Schools Initiative Ready to Launch in July

 Lenten Message of Our Holy Father Francis 2014
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 Gimme Shelter

Based on a true story that centers on 16-year-old Agnes “Apple” Bailey (Vanessa Hudgens), GIMME SHELTER uncovers the struggle for survival and the hope of redemption through the harsh realities of life on the streets.

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 New Jerseys Catholic Bishops Speak Out on Human Trafficking
Today, The Catholic Bishops of New Jersey called for all people of good will to work to eliminate the root causes of human trafficking.  The Bishops encourage communities to give a priority to eliminating the markets that permit traffickers to flourish.
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 Statement of James Goodness On the Conclusion of the Matter of Michael C. Fugee

 Archbishop's Mass for Law Enforcement Personnel
Thursday, November 7, 2013
10:00AM
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
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 The Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda Named as Co-Adjutor Archbishop for Newark Archdiocese

 Call to Prayer
The U.S. bishops are inviting the faithful nationwide to join a movement of prayer, penance, and sacrifice for the sake of renewing a culture of life, marriage, and religious liberty in our country. Learn more...

 Archbishop Issues Call for a Day of Prayer and Fasting for Peace in Syria and the Middle East

 Bishop daCunha Named Vicar General of Archdiocese

 Archbishop Calls on Community for Aid and Prayers for Victims of Oklahoma Tornado

 Statement of James Goodness, Director of Communications, on the Arrest of Fr. Michael Fugee

 Fr. Michael Fugee to Leave Public Exercise of Priestly Ministry

 Text of Chrism Mass Homily

 Statement of John J. Myers, Archbishop of Newark, on the Election of Cardinal Bergoglio as Pope

 Dames Named New Archdiocesan Superintendent of Schools

 Archdiocese Begins Lenten Observance WithThe Light Is On For YouInitiative on Reconciliation

 Physician Assisted Suicide - What is at Stake?

 Ask Congress to Protect Your Tax Deduction for Charitable Giving - Bulletin Insert
The Catholic Bishops of New Jersey are asking parishioners to help preserve Tax Deductions for Charitable Giving by contacting their members of Congress. The tax deduction for charitable contributions is important for our parishes, Catholic Charities and all non-profit organizations.

 Statement of Archbishop John J. Myers In the Aftermath of the Shootings in Newtown, CT

 Archbishop Calls on Community for Aid and Prayers For Victims of Superstorm Sandy/Noreaster

 Text of Homily by The Most Reverend John J. Myers, Archbishop of Newark, Annual Red Mass

 When Two Become One
A Pastoral Teaching on the Definition, Purpose and Sanctity of Marriage
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 Benedictus Moments
A Saint Luke Productions Audio Series - Daily Meditations of Pope Benedict XVI
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 Reilly, OMalley Named Rectors of Immaculate Conception Seminary, St. Andrew College Seminary
Bermudez to serve as Vice Rector of St. Andrew
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 US Government Imposes Unjust Rules on Catholic Institutions
Archbishop Myers is joining with other bishops in the United States to speak out against soon-to-be-implemented rules from the US Department of Health and Human Services that will force Catholic institutions to purchase and offer health insurance coverages that are in conflict with Catholic teaching. More

 Bishops Reaffirm Teaching on Definition of Marriage
As State Legislature Begins New Effort to Enact Same Sex Marriage Law

The New Jersey Senate and Assembly have introduced new bills to overturn the state's civil union laws, and to legalize same sex marriage in New Jersey, an effort that failed in 2010. Click Here for More.

 Statement of The Most Reverend John J. Myers, Archbishop of Newark
On Recent Bias Crime Incidents Against Jewish Communities in Bergen County
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 New Jersey Bishops Issue Statement on Poverty

 Seven Archdiocese of Newark Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools

 Letter to US Department of Health and Human Services
regarding HHS Mandate and Conscience Restrictions
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 New Jersey Bishops Continue to Teach on the Definition of Marriage as Union of One Man and One Woman
Gay rights activists filed suit June 29, 2011 in State Superior Court to overturn New Jersey’s Civil Union law. New Jersey passed a domestic partnership law in 2002 and legalized civil unions in 2006. Advocates for same sex marriage in New Jersey contend that the provisions in the civil union law do not ensure equal rights under the law and that only marriage can provide equality. An attempt to pass same sex marriage in New Jersey failed again in January, 2010. Click here for more.

 ARCHBISHOP FORMS NEW EDUCATION COMMISSION
Goal is to Set Strategic Plan for Future of Catholic Education in Archdiocese

 We Can Do Better
Why the Opportunity Scholarship Act is Good for Catholic Schools, and Good for New Jersey - Click For More