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Philadelphia Archdiocese to Observe 9 Days for Life

PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 21, 2021)--Faithful throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and throughout the United States will observe the 48th Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions legalizing abortion nationwide. Since that time, millions of lives have been lost to abortion. Our prayers and... Read more →


OPEN OUR SCHOOLS NOW! You Are Hurting Our Children!

You Can No Longer Blame Trump, What Happens Now Is On Your Watch- ~CNBNews (NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting nationwide K-12 school closures have created a social and economic impact that has paralyzed many communities. The lack of a proven technological solutions to help counter the impact of COVID in schools... Read more →


Joseph P. Driscoll, Jr., of Bellmawr; Active St. Mary’s Parishioner, Air Force Veteran

Joe died peacefully surrounded by his family, including his loving wife of nearly 60 years Olive M. Driscoll (nee Pine), and his children: Denise (BJ) Glassman, Nancy (Pat) Gartland, Joe (Kim) Driscoll, Susan (Bob) Leonchuck, John (Katie) Driscoll, and Colleen Long (Joe). He was adored and loved by his 29 grandchildren,... Read more →


Maria R Cammalleri of Gloucester City

Maria R. Cammalleri (nee DiGiuseppi) of Gloucester City, formerly Camden passed away peacefully at 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Salvatore Cammalleri; Devoted mother of Gisela DeSumma – Mistretta (Rick) and Adel Lope (Dominic); Loving grandmother of Andrew, Dominic Jr. (Kara), Nicole, Joseph, Nicholas, Matthew and Salvatore and great grandmother... Read more →


Video: Father Jim Gigliotti on a Biden Presidency

Fort Worth, TX--Father Jim Gigliotti, pastor Saint Andrew Catholic Parish, Fort Worth, TX, spoke to teachers and students following his homily about the election of Joe Biden, a Catholic, to President of the United States. Father Jim told his audience that they should not celebrate Biden's election on school grounds because... Read more →


The Catholic League's 2020 Year in Review

Bill Donohue When I became president and CEO of the Catholic League in 1993, the lion’s share of anti-Catholic bigotry stemmed from the entertainment industry and the media. Fast forward to today and we find that the primary source of anti-Catholicism is government. In other words, we are regressing. It is... Read more →


Doris E. Pulaski, of Brooklawn; Devoted Catholic, Member of Brooklawn Fire Dept. Ladies Aux.

Brooklawn – On December 21, 2020. Age 78. (Nee Zane) Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late William H. and Ruth E. (Wood) Zane. Loving and devoted mother of Joanne E. Pulaski. Beloved sister of Linda Shockley (John) and William B. Zane, she is also survived by... Read more →


Lillian Julie Tice, of Gloucester City age 93

Lillian Julie Tice August 23, 1927, December 20 2020 Lillian Julie Tice of Gloucester City, New Jersey August 23, 1927 – December 20, 2020 Gloucester City – On December 20, 2020. Age 93. (nee Wosczyna). Loving wife of the late Willard Tice. Loving mother of Elaine Daily (Mike), Stephen Tice, Carolyn... Read more →


Frank Crosson, Long Time Deacon at St. Mary's Parish, Past Police Officer/Criminal Investigator

Frank Crosson, "Butch" Bellmawr and Formerly of Gloucester City – On December 18, 2020. Age 81. Survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Maryann Crosson (nee Ott). Frank was surrounded at death by his loving family. Loving father of Jill (Bruce) Darrow and loving grandsons Brett, Austin, Angel, Chris and... Read more →


Thomas E. Virden, Sr., Camden County Sheriff Security Officer, St. Mary Church Custodian

Thomas E. Virden, Sr Gloucester City and Formerly of Paulsboro – On December 16, 2020. Age 79. Loving and devoted husband of 56 years to Veronica “Vicky” M. (nee Settar). Beloved father of Thomas E. (Theresa) Virden, Jr. of Brooklawn, Veronica M. Hemphill of Bellmawr, Sharon (Troy) Lail of Mickleton, and... Read more →


Bill Casey Jr., of Millsboro, DE, Alliance Printing Owner, Member of K of C, Elks & Tailgate Village

William J Casey Jr. MILLSBORO, DELAWARE (CNBNewsnet)--William J Casey Jr, age 78 of Millsboro DE, passed away peacefully in his home on December 3, 2020, after a long illness. William was born in Camden City, NJ, and raised in Cramer Hill, NJ. After graduating from Camden Catholic High School in 1961,... Read more →


GUEST OPINION:

Media Infatuated With Biden's Fait

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on media reaction to Joe Biden’s faith: CNN ran a piece December 13 noting that Joe Biden goes to church, prays, and carries a rosary. Right after the election, America, the Jesuit media outlet, commented that Biden prays and carries... Read more →


40 full scholarships were awarded to eighth grade students across the Philadelphia Archdiocese,

...a $1.3 million commitment from the Connelly Foundation to these students over the next four years PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 7, 2020) – Last week, the Connelly Foundation announced virtually its 2021 Neumann Scholars, awarding 40 academically talented eighth grade students from 30 regional parochial schools with four-year, full scholarships to attend any... Read more →


Archbishop Nelson J. Perez Pastoral Message

ON THE OCCASION OF THE SEASON OF ADVENT This year, perhaps more than ever, we need Christmas and its promise of hope for a suffering humanity in the person of Jesus Christ. To fully understand and be ready to accept that profound gift on Christmas day, we must prepare our minds... Read more →


Donohue: Catholics Need To Be Wary of Neera Tanden

By Bill Donohue Joe Biden has nominated Neera Tanden to direct the Office of Management and Budget in his administration. It is a bad choice. There are several reasons why Catholics cannot trust her. Tanden heads the Center for American Progress (CAP), a left-wing think tank funded by Big Tech and... Read more →


Christians/Jewish Clerics Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court Over NJ's Violation of Religious Rights

“It is high time that all governors, especially Philip Murphy, be compelled to honor the guarantees of the United States Constitution,” said Thomas More Society Special Counsel Christopher Ferrara. Attorneys from the Thomas More Society have filed an Emergency Application for an Injunction Pending Appellate Review from the United States Supreme... Read more →


Walt Burrows, Long-Time South Jersey Sports Writer

by CNBNews Staff MARLTON, NJ (November 29, 2020)--Walt Burrows, a sportswriter for decades at the Courier Post, Cherry Hill, died November 24, 2020 at the age of 93. Mr. Burrows started his career in journalism writing for the Gloucester High School newspaper, The Lions Roar. At the same time he covered... Read more →


U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Cuomo's Lockdown of Religious Gatherings

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square New York City, USA. St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Church, located on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. (robertcicchetti/Getty Images) New York Gov. Cuomo was blocking Christians and Jews from worshiping in their churches and synagogues across the state of NY. The U.S. Supreme... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Biden's Friends & Allies Threaten Religious Liberty

by Bill Donohue | The Catholic League Left-wing advocacy organizations are wasting no time pressing Joe Biden to do away with the religious liberty protections afforded by the Trump administration. As we have previously detailed, no president has done more to secure religious liberty than Donald Trump. The three most prominent... Read more →


CNBNews Salute to NJ College Students at Colgate

Spring 2020 Dean's Award with Distinction HAMILTON, NY (11/20/2020)-- Students who receive a term grade point average of 3.6 or higher while completing at least three courses for a conventional letter grade during the spring 2020 semester earn the Dean's Award with Distinction. The following students in your area have earned... Read more →


Bill "Bud" Harvey, Retired Gloucester City Fireman, Korean War Navy Veteran

William F. “Bud” Harvey William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (Gloucester City, NJ)(November 20, 2020)--Longtime Gloucester City resident William F. "Bud" Harvey passed away suddenly on November 18, 2020, at the age of 91. Bud was one of the first full-time Gloucester City firemen. An animal lover he always had a... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Biden's Position on Abortion Is Troubling to Bishops

Biden wants to lock in the right of a woman to abort her child at any moment of pregnancy, for any reason whatsoever, thus blunting any future court challenges... November 18, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the U.S. bishops and their relationship with Joe Biden: Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files... Read more →


Philadelphia Catholic Schools Will Comply with Health Department Directive

PHILADELPHIA PA (Nov. 17, 2020)--The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) announced Monday the new COVID-19 related restrictions some of which impact schools located in the City of Philadelphia. Based on these guidelines all high schools in the City of Philadelphia have been directed to shift to a fully virtual instructional... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Governor Andrew Cuomo's Animus Against Religion Laid Bare

by Bill Donohue | The Catholic League Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a lawsuit filed by the Diocese of Brooklyn: Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, who heads the Diocese of Brooklyn, has a lawsuit before the U.S. Supreme Court that could prove to be historic. The Dictator Governor Andrew Cuomo All... Read more →


Marie Rose Fitzpatrick, of Gloucester City; Cooper Hospital Nurse, Longtime Parishioner of St. Marys

Marie Rose Fitzpatrick Gloucester City - On November 10, 2020. Age 83. Surrounded by her loving family, Marie went home to Our Lord. Born in West Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late James and Emily (Robinson) Cooper. Loving mother of Karen Fitzpatrick (Sharon), Mary Elliott (Joe), Anne Harter... Read more →


Philadelphia Archdiocesan Schools to Shutdown Per Order of Montgomery County Bd. of Health

PHILADELPHIA PA (NOVEMBER 13, 2020)--At a special meeting held earlier today, the Montgomery County Office of Public Health voted to mandate that all schools (K-12) located in Montgomery County shift to a fully virtual instructional model for a period of two weeks beginning Monday, November 23, 2020. As a result of... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: The “Self-Identity” Craze Plaguing our Culture

Bill Donohue comments on the “self-identity” craze plaguing our culture: To prove his own existence, Descartes famously said, “I think, therefore I am.” To prove their own identity, we now have people saying, “I identify as X, therefore I am X.” In my lifetime, never have I seen more intellectual dishonesty... Read more →


SAINTS PHILIP & JAMES SCHOOL PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAM VOTED BEST PRE-SCHOOL IN CHESTER COUNTY 

BY THE DAILY LOCAL NEWS READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS Saints Philip and James Parish School (SSPJ) in Exton (Chester County) was voted Best Pre-School in Chester County by the Daily Local News Readers’ Choice awards program. Each year the Daily Local News asks readers to vote on the best businesses and services... Read more →


Guest Opinion: What Should Happen to Jeffrey Tobin

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Jeffrey Toobin’s fate: CNN and the New Yorker need to let Jeffrey Toobin go. They should not have perverts on their payroll. Jeffrey Tobin Both of these media outlets have been highly critical of sexual offenses committed by priests—this... Read more →


Lindajean Rothwell, of Woolwich Township

Of Woolwich Township, NJ. Passed away on October 17, 2020. Age 67. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of Florence (Green) Flood and the late Harry Cutler. Lindajean is survived by her loving sisters, Florence “Flossi” Logan (Edward), Barbara Gendaszek, Helen Wurst (Scott); brother, Ernest Nelson (Sue); nephews, Ryan Joshi,... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Catholic Schools in Pennsylvania Face Uncertainty in the Pandemic era

By Colleen Hroncich/ The Center Square When Apryl and James Dolgas enrolled their sons, Brady and Alec, in Catholic schools, they anticipated financial hardship. Though tuition at Johnstown’s Divine Mercy Academy and Bishop McCort High School is less than half what their local school district spends per pupil, it was still... Read more →


*Diocese of Camden Married/Engaged Events

By Carmela Malerba - St. Andrew the Apostle Church Pre-Cana program, to aid in the preparation of couples for the Sacrament of Marriage, led by the Pre-Cana Team, Rev. Victorino Coronado, Deacon Craig and Judy Bickel and other faith-filled married couples from the parish. Many topics and discussions will take place... Read more →


Knights of Columbus Council #7429 Annual Miniature Golf Tournament

Berlin, NJ – On Saturday, September 19, 2020 Archangel sponsored the 17th annual Miniature Golf Tournament at the beautiful (outdoors and socially distant) Pleasant Valley Miniature Golf Course on Route 73 in Voorhees, NJ. Over 55 total attendees that day enjoyed a great day of food, prizes, silent auction items and... Read more →


Bishop Dennis Sullivan: The Right to Life Should Be Our Concern

Recently, on the occasion of my 49th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood, one of my brother priests gifted me a lovely framed card on which are found these words: LIFE IS NO LESS BEAUTIFUL WHEN IT IS ACCOMPANIED BY ILLNESS OR WEAKNESS, HUNGER OR POVERTY, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISEASES, LONELINESS... Read more →


Rev. Msgr. Joseph William Pokusa, Jr., Served at Numerous Parishes in SJ

Rev. Msgr. Joseph William Pokusa, Jr., died on October 9, 2020. He was 76. Msgr. Pokusa was born on June 18, 1944 in Newark, NJ. He prepared for the Priesthood at Mount Saint Paul Seminary in Wisconsin, obtained a Bachelor's Degree from Marquette University, and a Master's and Doctorate of Canon... Read more →


After 30 Plus Years Billboards Are Allowed on Gloucester City's Side of the WW Bridge

UPDATED with additional photos and maps By William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Eastbound on the Walt Whitman Bridge over the Delaware River between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Gloucester City, New Jersey. Billboards like those shown in the photo will now be allowed in Gloucester City. (photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) GLOUCESTER... Read more →


Rose Barrett, of Gloucester City, Employed at Jefferson Cherry Hill Hospital

Of Gloucester City, formerly of Pennsauken, NJ. Passed away on October 4, 2020. Age 69. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Rose (DeMarco) Crusco. Rose is survived by her husband of 50 years, John J. Barrett, Sr. (Jack); son, Michael Barrett (Andrea Pallies); grandson,... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Dictator Cuomo Closes Churches, Synagogues and Schools

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor October 6, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's latest edict: Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in New York are witnessing a spike in coronavirus infections, and the response by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is to shut down all churches,... Read more →


The Catholic Foundation and Archdiocese of Phila. Join Forces in #iGiveCatholic

PHILADELPHIA PA--The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia (CFGP) is partnering with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to participate in #iGiveCatholic for the first time. #iGiveCatholic is celebrated annually on #GivingTuesday, which follows Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. #iGiveCatholic is a Giving Day that kicks off the charitable season and brings the... Read more →


How The Presidential Candidates Differ on Catholic Teachings

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on efforts by the Trump and Biden campaigns to court the Catholic vote: The Catholic vote is the religious swing vote and both the Trump and Biden camps know it. This explains their outreach via Catholics for Trump and Catholics... Read more →


*Virtual Support Bereavement Meetings Every Wed.

Dawn Lipomi, a Diocese of Camden certified bereavement minister, is holding virtual grief support meetings for people who have lost a loved one on Wednesday evenings. Dawn writes, "I’ll be hosting virtual grief support meetings each week on Wednesday evening. If you’d like to join us, we’d love to have you!... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Kamala Harris Resorts to "God Talk"

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor The Catholic League The Democrats, as every survey shows, is the party of secularists, some of whom are Christian bashers. Tagged with being anything but religion-friendly, Democrats have resorted to “God talk” to woo voters. The latest to do so is Kamala Harris. After the... Read more →


President Trump Lambasted for Opposing Infanticide

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor September 25, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reaction to President Trump's "Born Alive" executive order: President Trump announced this week that he will sign an executive order mandating that doctors attend to babies born alive, "no matter what the circumstances." The proximate... Read more →


CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA RECEIVE RECOGNITION

AS 2020 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS OF EXCELLENCE Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School in Wallingford (Delaware County), Saint Katharine of Sienna Parish School in Wayne (Delaware County), and Saint Patrick Schoolin Malvern (Chester County) were selected as part of the 2020 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools in an announcement... Read more →


Churches Must Stay Closed Says "Dictator Pelosi"

September 21, 2020 Gloucestercitynews.net files Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Rep. Nancy Pelosi's position on the reopening of churches: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wants to stop Catholics from attending Mass. She took this position after San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone called for... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Trump Ensures Religious Liberty on Campus

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new Trump directive on religious liberty: For many years now, I have said that there is more free speech allowed in your local pub than there is on your local college campus. Ditto for religious rights. It took... Read more →


New York Times Earns Spot In "1619 Project" 

Ronald J. Rychlak, Distinguished Professor University of Mississippi School of Law Catholic League president Bill Donohue discusses the racist record of the New York Times: Coming on the heels of a bloody summer, much of it driven by racially charged rhetoric and behavior, the new school year has begun. But not... Read more →


Saint Bartholomew Church in Camden City Recognized as a Historical Treasure

By admin - August 27, 2020 Photo by Dave Hernandez Father Vincent Guest, the pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, Camden City, blesses a plaque announcing that Saint Bartholomew Church is on the National Register of Historic Places. CAMDEN CITY NJ --On Sunday, Aug. 23, the community of Saint Bartholomew’s Roman Catholic... Read more →