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CRS collection to support families affected by Cyclone Fani

5/4/2019 - As Cyclone Fani headed towards Eastern India and Bangladesh with sustained winds of 125 miles per hour, authorities evacuated over 11 million people ahead of time to prevent potential injury or loss of... Read more »

Statement on the passing of the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act

4/15/2019 - Bishop James F. Checchio has issued the following statement on the passage of the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act, which was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy on... Read more »

Diocese issues alert about donation scam

3/18/2019 - The Diocese of Metuchen has issued an alert regarding reports of email and text scams that will use the name of a pastor to solicit funds in the form of gift cards... Read more »

Statement by the Roman Catholic Bishops of New Jersey on what the Catholic Church has done and continues to do to Protect Children

3/4/2019 - Much attention has been given to the meeting of bishops in Rome last month called by Pope Francis to address a morally reprehensible, shameful and horrific crime – the sexual abuse of children. For... Read more »

Letter from Bishop Checchio on the removal of Theodore McCarrick from the priesthood

2/16/2019 - My diocesan brothers and sisters in Christ,           It is difficult to find the right and appropriate words to share with you after hearing the news this morning from the... Read more »

Bishop James F. Checchio releases names of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse

2/13/2019 - In keeping with a promise made by the Bishops of New Jersey, Bishop James F. Checchio has released the names of 10 diocesan priests and 1 permanent deacon whom have been credibly accused... Read more »