Bishop Galante’s letter on Healthcare Mandate

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: I write to you about a serious matter concerning the fundamental right to religious liberty for all citizens of any faith.  The federal government has just dealt a blow to Catholics and all those served by the Catholic faithful through our education, health care...

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L’Arche community to open in Merchantville

The rooms are bare and the walls need paint, but in the three-floor, 19th century Victorian home on Maple Avenue in Merchantville, hope resides. The goal is for the first L’Arche community, comprising those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their assistants, will come together here where they will share...

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Diocese of Camden enters its 75th year

The Diocese of Camden is entering its 75th year, and the upcoming celebratory year will be filled with events showcasing its past and future and looking ahead to a diocesan Mass on Dec. 9, 2012 — 75 years to the day the six-county diocese was established by Pope Pius XI....

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Collection supports 34,000 retired religious

The 24th annual collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious will be taken up Dec. 10-11, in the Diocese of Camden. Sponsored by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington, D.C., the appeal asks Catholics to Share in the Care of more than 34,000 women and men religious past...

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Fighting Poverty with Faith

With nearly 800,000 New Jersey residents living in poverty, the New Jersey Catholic Conference along with other faith-based organizations met at the State House Annex on Nov. 30 for “A Call to Action” to express their concerns about hunger and poverty in one of the wealthiest states in the country....

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Catholic bishops of New Jersey address critical needs of the poor

As many New Jerseyans began preparation for Thanksgiving, the Catholic bishops of the state called for urgent action to address poverty that ensnares 800,000 who live in the third most affluent state in the nation. At a Nov. 21 press conference at the archdiocesan center in Newark, the bishops released...

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