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Diocesan Response to Clergy Abuse Crisis

10/4/2019 - The Diocese of Metuchen is committed to providing healing, truth and hope for survivors of abuse, so that their shaken spirits may be steadied with a renewed faith. Read more »

NJ Independent Compensation Program available for victims of Church sexual abuse of minors

10/4/2019 - On June 15, the New Jersey Independent Victim Compensation Program (IVCP) began accepting claims related to the sexual abuse of minors by diocesan priests and deacons in the five Roman Catholic Arch/Dioceses of... 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 »

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 »