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Archbishop of Newark

Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin,
C.Ss.R., D.D.

Biography

Archbishop of Newark John J. Myers, J.C.D., D.D

Archbishop of Newark

Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin, C.Ss.R., D.D.

Biography

 

Archdiocesan News

March 27, 2020

People who cannot get to confession because of the coronavirus lockdown or another serious reason can go to God directly, be specific about their sins, request pardon and experience God’s loving forgiveness, Pope Francis said.

“This is the right time, the opportune moment. An act of contrition done well, and our souls will become white like the snow,” the pope said March 20 during his livestreamed morning Mass.

March 27, 2020

The Archdiocese of Newark announced today it will livestream Mass again this Sunday, March 29, 2020 at Noon (EST). All faithful are invited to join virtually. The bilingual (English and Spanish) Mass will be celebrated by Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, to provide the faithful with spiritual nourishment during this time of need.

March 27, 2020

What follows is the text of the Holy Father’s Urbi et Orbi address from today, Friday, March 27, 2020, as presented in the Bollettino of the Holy See Press Office, which contains translations in Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese, and other languages.

March 26, 2020

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, our Holy Father will give an extraordinary blessing "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) this FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2020, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time (6:00 p.m. Rome time). All the faithful and other Christians in our local Church and beyond are invited to participate in the special prayer with Pope Francis, which will be broadcast by Mondovision and live-streamed on the Vatican News website at www.vaticannews.va.