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New Jersey man removes Islamic group-linked flag

8-14-14
GARWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has taken down a black flag with Arabic letters he's been flying outside his home for 10 years after complaints arose on Twitter about its association with Islamic militants. Mark Dunaway tells News 12 New ...

Bishop names new leaders for NJ seminary

8-13-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's archbishop has appointed two new leaders to New Jersey's St. Andrew's Hall at Seton Hall University. The Rev. John Chadwick will succeed Rev. Mark O'Malley as rector of the college seminary. O'Malley recently requested ...

North Jersey Jewish group to rally for Israel

7-24-14
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — The Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey will hold a solidarity rally for Israel. The rally will take place Thursday night at the Bergen Pac in Englewood. Speakers will include religious and political leaders. The ...

Catholic school changing name amid fewer students

7-22-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Ocean County's only Catholic high school is changing its name as it deals with declining enrollment. Monsignor Donovan High School in Toms River will be known as Donovan Catholic. Principal Edward Gere tells the Asbury ...

Montclair’s Immaculate Conception to stay open

7-16-14
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — Montclair's Immaculate Conception High School will stay open after organizers raised nearly $500,000. The Archdiocese of Newark had planned to close the school, which had amassed $900,000 in debt. Development director Celia ...

New Jersey Catholic cemetery probed

7-15-14
SADDLE BROOK, N.J. (AP) — Bergen County's prosecutor is investigating the financial practices of a Catholic cemetery in Saddle Brook that sold graves at a discount for cash. The Diocese of Paterson forbids the practice of taking cash and the pastor ...
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Parochial Schools Face Closures in New Jersey

7-9-14
Many parochial schools in New Jersey are facing closure because of declining enrollment.
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Alleged Victims of Church Sex Abuse Want More Action

7-8-14
Although Pope Francis apologized to victims of sex abuse who suffered from members of the Catholic Church, those who suffered say more needs to be done.

Massachusetts Catholic diocese gets new bishop

7-3-14
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fall River in Massachusetts has a new bishop. Pope Francis on Thursday appointed The Rev. Edgar Moreira da Cunha, currently an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, as the ...

Newark church next to home where 6 died is robbed

6-30-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The pastor of a Newark church that is next-door to a home where a family of six died in a fire earlier this month says his church has been robbed. The Rev. James Johnson, who runs Tree of Life Ministries, says he showed up for ...