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A New Cardinal Archbishop for Newark

A Vatican announcement made it official early on Monday: Cardinal-designate Joseph W. Tobin has been named the sixth Archbishop of Newark. As neighbors across the Hudson, we want to extend a warm … more

On Setting an Example of Civility

This won’t be the first time we’ve called for civility in public life on this page. But, frankly, it’s the most depressing time. With candidates seeking the highest office in the land and less … more

A Supportive Step in the Right Direction

Cardinal Dolan’s newly announced Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program is a major step forward in promoting the healing of victim-survivors of sexual abuse as minors by clergy of the … more

‘Moved by Mercy’ in Respect for Life

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has annually set aside October as Respect Life Month, and the celebration traditionally begins on Respect Life Sunday (Oct. 2 this year), often marked … more

A Catholic Voice at the U.N.

As always, the United Nations has a full agenda as it begins its 71st session of the General Assembly this week. And, as always, the Vatican’s mission to the world body—officially the … more

A Mother’s Blessing

Mother Teresa’s long and holy life, a life spent caring for those she called “the poorest of the poor,” brought her an unlikely measure of fame and, yes, celebrity. Not often in this world do … more

Overcoming Hurdles With Olympic Spirit

They will not bring home the gold medals of U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, nor will they inspire the roar of the crowd at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the same way as legendary Jamaican … more

‘Spiritual Breath of Fresh Air’

In a summer filled with violence and terrorism, the story of the more than a million people who traveled to Krakow, Poland, for the World Youth Day celebration with Pope Francis is a heartwarming … more

Breaking a Deadly Cycle of Violence

The dreadful cycle of violence that has stained the Summer of 2016 has to stop. We know that’s easy to say; we know, as well, that it’s hard to do. But we have to keep saying it, praying for … more

May His Vigil Be Continued

With the death of Holocaust survivor and Noble laureate Elie Wiesel, the world lost a powerful moral voice who, more than anyone else, gave witness to the slaughter of six million Jews during World … more

Ending Predatory Payday Lending

A broad and diverse coalition of Christian organizations—including the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops—is calling for an end to predatory payday lending. The coalition, calling itself … more

A High Bar for Catholic Communicators

We can’t say this enough. When speaking, writing, texting, tweeting or engaging in any other forms of communication, it’s best to take the high road. Shouts, insults, vulgar gestures or words, … more
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