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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

Sept. 16, 2020

Cardinal Tobin has neither endorsed nor opposed any candidate running for public office. He has simply reminded Catholics of our responsibility to take part in the elective process. Cardinal Tobin echoes the USCCB’s guidance on “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” which recognizes that Catholics often face difficult decisions about how to vote as well as the need for a properly formed...

September 14, 2020

The Archbishop of San Juan, Roberto Octavio González Nieves, O.F.M, calls on Puerto Ricans in the United States to remember their families and their homeland this election season.  Watch here: www.facebook.com/franciscanactionnetwork/videos/359693412072279/ 

Sept. 1, 2020

The Archdiocese of Newark announced today that the attendance limit for its 212 churches in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties has increased. Based on the latest New Jersey public official guidelines, the number of faithful now permitted indoors for public liturgies and Baptisms, weddings and funerals has increased to 150 participants or 25 percent of the church’s capacity, whichever is lower...

August 31, 2020

In November 2018, we bishops of the United States issued a pastoral letter against racism entitled, Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love: A Pastoral Letter Against Racism. Although our conference has spoken out against racism many times in the past, we believed that the increasing incidents of violence and injustice in our nation warranted a renewed commitment on our part to call attention to the evils of racist thought, speech and actions...