NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) Every year, without fail, Joe Ferri writes a $100 check to the Archdiocese of Newark for the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal, a fundraising drive that benefits a variety of religious causes.
NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) Amid calls for a Vatican investigation, Newark Archbishop John J. Myers is facing fierce criticism for his handling of a priest who attended youth retreats and heard confessions from minors in defiance of a court-ordered lifetime ban on ministry to children.
UNION, N.J. (RNS) The pastor of a high school teacher who has been
vilified for an anti-gay tirade on Facebook came to the woman's defense,
calling her a "very loving person" who should not be fired for
expressing her religious beliefs.
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