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ARCHBISHOP PÉREZ WILL VISIT SAINT HUBERT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

AND CELEBRATE MASS IN HONOR OF SAINT HUBERT’S FEAST DAY Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will visit Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls(SHHS) in the Tacony section of Philadelphia and celebrate Mass in honor of the school’s patron saints’ feast day. Father Carl Pieber, C.M., Board Chair of SHHSand the Sub-Director... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Trump Didn't Create Rudeness

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Trump's critics: After watching President Trump for the past few years, New York Times columnist David Brooks recently opined that he fully expected "the country would rise up in moral revulsion" at his gruff style. He is dumbfounded at... Read more →


Video: Courage and Conviction, The True Story of Christopher Columbus

Courage and Conviction: The True Story of Christopher Columbus is a thorough examination of the life and legacy of the fearless discoverer of America. Through expert interviews and archival footage, we look at the origins of Columbus Day and the symbolic role that Columbus has for Catholic immigrants, especially Italian Americans.... 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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


VIDEO: The Problems Children Experience from Living in Fatherless Homes

"Six men have fathered 87 children with 50 different women. Children who come from fatherless homes are five times more likely to commit suicide, 32 times more likely to run away, 20 more times to have a behavioral problem, 14 more times to commit rape, 10 more times more likely to... Read more →


Bishop Dennis Sullivan Explains Why Camden Diocese Filed for Chapter 11

The Diocese of Camden has filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 to protect its assets. Below, Bishop Dennis Sullivan, head of the Diocese explains why. This year has seen historic difficulties in South Jersey, in our country and across the world due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic to which... 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 →


Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Canonization

at the CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL Faithful throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are invited to celebrate the 20thanniversary of the canonization of Saint Katharine Drexel, a native Philadelphian and the second American-born citizen to be canonized by the Catholic Church. The Solemn Mass will be held at the... Read more →


Career Politician Joe Biden's Evolving Abortion Views

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Joe Biden's changing views on abortion: Joe Biden entered the senate in 1973, the same year the Supreme Court legalized abortion in its Roe v. Wade decision. He has evolved from being strongly pro-life to rabidly pro-abortion. Here is... Read more →


Judge Barrett's Catholic Faith Trashed By Media And Activists

By Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor (September 28, 2020)--Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on who is trashing Amy Coney Barrett's Catholicism: Judge Amy Coney Barrett As I predicted last week, Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett would be spared another round of anti-Catholic commentary by senate Democrats. From what was... 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 →


VIDEO: Anarchists in Kentucky Supported by Louisville Bail Initiative

CNBNews Staff Louisville, Kentucky (Sept. 25, 2020)-- Anarchists unload signs and weapons from a U-Haul following the announcement on Wednesday, Sept. 23, that officers Sgt. Jon Mattingly and Detective Miles Cosgrove who fired their weapons at Breonna Taylor’s home were deemed justified in the shooting. Det. Brett Hankison, was charged with... 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 →


SAY IT ISN'T SO! Fox News Has Become A Supporter Of George Soros

BILL DONOHUE | CNBNEWS CONTRIBUTOR Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Fox News and George Soros: On September 16, Newt Gingrich was cut off the air on a Fox News show, “Outnumbered,” for merely mentioning the role that George Soros is playing in fomenting the anti-cop agenda of the left.... Read more →


JOHN AND ROBIN BERRY ANNOUNCE RELEASE OF NEW UPLIFTING PODCAST SERIES

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 14, 2020) -- Grammy-winning artist, John Berryand his wife Robin have worked together most of his music career, and now have embarked on a new journey and project they are creating together through the podcast series Faith, Family & Friends. The bi-weekly subscription based podcast is an interview... 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 →


OP-ED: COVID-19 Impact on Mental Health Worsens

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor August 27, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how Covid-19 is affecting mental health: Andrew Copson is the chief executive of Humanists UK. On August 27, he published a piece on the United Kingdom website, Politics, noting that coronavirus presents Brits with a novel... Read more →


Camden Catholic High School Teacher Charged with Alleged Sexual Assault of Student

Camden City, N.J. (August 26, 2020)--– A high school teacher has been charged for repeatedly sexually assaulting an underage victim that began when the victim was her 17-year-old student, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan and Gloucester Township Police Chief... Read more →


Pro-Life Democrats Tried to Persuade Leadership to Soften Language on Abortion

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Democratic Party Platform: Pro-life Democrats tried to persuade Joe Biden and the leadership of the Democratic Party to soften their language on abortion rights. But the 2020 Democratic Party Platform There was a time Biden was against abortion... Read more →


Are Biden and Linda Sarsour Good Buddies?

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor August 19, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Joe Biden's criticism of Linda Sarsour: Linda Sarsour is one of the most notorious anti-Semites in the nation. A former leader of the Women's March, she was forced to step down from its board because of... Read more →


Rev. William Kelly Seeking Support for St. Brendan the Navigator Parish Raffle

AVALON, NJ --Please see the attached video link from Rev. William Kelly regarding the annual parish raffle in September. The Church, located at 5012 Dune Drive, Avalon, NJ 08202 relies on the raffle to pay for church expenses and provide for those parishioners in need. This year, more than ever because... Read more →


OP-ED: Scoring Biden And Trump On Religion

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the recent spat over President Trump's criticism of Joe Biden's religious beliefs: Gloucestercitynews.net files (August 13, 2020)--On August 6, President Trump accused Joe Biden of being "against God." When I read this on August 7, I released the following... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Kamala Harris' Catholic Problem

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor August 12, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the problem Sen. Kamala Harris will have with Catholics: Once Catholic voters learn more about Kamala Harris' positions on an array of moral issues, Joe Biden's vice presidential pick will have a hard time winning them... Read more →


Guest Opinion: The Black Lives Matter Movement Endangers Blacks

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Black Lives Matter: One of the greatest threats to the health and safety of black Americans today is not the police. It is Black Lives Matter. The facts are incontrovertible. Crime is a serious problem in many black inner-city... Read more →


Catholic Charities Penns Grove to the Rescue

By Mary McCusker Photo by Mary McCusker Cristina Chillem, Director of Health and Wellness for Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, speaks to a woman at the agency’s food distribution on July 24 in Penns Grove. It was one of 34 food distributions that Catholic Charities has held in South Jersey in... Read more →


Washington D.C. Police Arrest Students for Life of America Members

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AUGUST 1, 2020)--Students for Life of America and the Frederick Douglass Foundation had planned to write the words “BLACK PREBORN LIVES MATTER” on the sidewalk outside an abortion clinic in Washington, D.C. Saturday morning, according to a Students for Life press release. However, despite obtaining a permit for their... Read more →


Anna M. Meloni (nee Passanante), of Bellmawr, age 92

After 72 years together, God called Anna and her beloved husband Frank home within two days of each other. Devoted mother of Frank J. Meloni, Jr. (Deborah) and Audrey Meloni (James Hay, IV). Loving grandmom of John Bilbrough (Nikki), Eric Bilbrough (Meghan), Beth Ann Cash (Brandon), Stephen Meloni (Sherin), Gregory Meloni... Read more →


Guest Opinion Video: Italian American Man Speaks to the Goons Destroying the Columbus Statues

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 30, 2020)--An Italian American man who lives somewhere in the Summit and New Providence area blasts those young white thugs and imbeciles who have been destroying Christopher Columbus statues and other monuments across the United States in recent months. The man, who doesn't identify himself, makes some valid points and... Read more →


Guest Opinion: The Scourge of White Liberal Racism

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the problem of white liberal racism: It is now considered a truth of the highest order that the United States is irredeemably racist. This has been the steady drumbeat of reporters and commentators for months on end. The villains,... Read more →


Sister Marie St. James Nulty, I.H.M., Longtime Principal

Sister Marie St. James Nulty, I.H.M., died July 10 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, at age 89. Helen Nulty was born on Aug. 10, 1930 to her parents James and Mary (Carey) Nulty in Philadelphia. Helen attended St. Francis de Sales (1937-1939) and Most Blessed Sacrament Schools (1939-1945) then West Catholic High... Read more →


What The Eviction Moratorium Means

Camden City, N.J. – In March 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order 106, protecting tenants in rental properties and homeowners facing foreclosure from being removed from their homes as a result of COVID-19. As of July 25, the eviction moratorium is still in effect. “What the eviction moratorium means is... Read more →


School Librarians are Providing Services and Resources During Pandemic

July 21, 2020-School librarians, long identified as thought leaders in school communities, provide invaluable services and resources to children in times of crisis. With educators facing unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19, school librarians and their libraries play a more important role than ever. "School librarians provide critical services for children in... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Property Rights and Religious Liberty are Being Threatened

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest attacks on Christianity: Last week, the U.S. State Department released its “Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights.” The distinguished panel of experts, chaired by Harvard Law professor Mary Ann Glendon, gave prominence to the role... Read more →


New Pastor Appointments & Priest Assignments

Bishop Dennis Sullivan announces three pastor appointments. Each is for a six-year term effective July 15. — Father Rene L. Canales, parochial vicar, Our Lady of Hope, Blackwood is named pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Lindenwold. Father Canales, 45, has been in ministry to Hispanic Catholics in Blackwood and the... Read more →


Catholic Schools in the Camden Diocese Planning for the 2020-21 Year

The Catholic Star Herald The following letter, dated July 1, 2020, was sent to parents of Catholic school students. Dear Catholic School Parents, Activity at Catholic schools across South Jersey related to planning for the 2020-2021 school year accelerated last week based on new information received from two important sources. First,... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Destroying Religious Statues Is Vintage Left

A statue of Catholic St. Junipero Serra was torn down in San Francisco, CA on June 20, and in Los Angeles on the same day, rioters pulled down a statue of St. Junipero. Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor A statue of Catholic St. Junipero Serra was torn down in San Francisco,... Read more →


VIDEO: Life With Msgr. Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary's

Anthony Herbert interviews Msgr. Hodge GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 1, 2020)--Monsignor William A. Hodge, pastor of St. Mary's Parish sits down with Anthony Herbert, of Gloucester City, for an interview. He answers a variety of questions, including some personal. For example, at one point in his life, he wanted to be... Read more →


Congressman Norcross Cheers Supreme Court's Recent Ruling on Abortion

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today released the following statement: “Today, the Supreme Court rightfully overturned a Louisiana law restricting abortion access, blocking a repulsive attempt by Republicans to suppress women’s rights and their access to health care. This is a victory for women and a victory for... Read more →


Video: Hot Car Interiors Can Kill A Dog Quickly

Gloucester Township Police Community Safety Tip- GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--Even on a moderately warm day, the inside of a car can heat up in minutes, putting the life of a dog in danger. In general, it’s best to leave pets at home in summertime if you have to go into a store... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Two of the Worst Political Leaders in NY History Get Creamed in Court

DE BLASIO AND CUOMO EXCEEDED THEIR AUTHORITY Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a judicial decision just handed down that is of utmost importance to people of faith: Protesters can take to the streets, some violently, and that is okay by Mayor Bill de Blasio... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Protesters in California Attack Catholic Statue of Saint Serra

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor June 22, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on protesters who destroyed statues of Saint Junípero Serra: Smashing statues of American icons is all the rage among urban barbarians. Ignorant of history, they are destroying statues of those who were among the most enlightened persons... Read more →


Illinois Catholic Charities Ask High Court to Support Faith-Based Foster Parenting

Thomas More Society Files Brief in United States Supreme Court Religious Rights Case (June 17, 2020 – Washington, DC) A Philadelphia law that purports to prevent discrimination actually harms children through religious discrimination, according to an amici curiae (friends of the court) brief filed with the United States Supreme Court by... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Religious Liberty Is In A Precarious State

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor June 16, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the religious liberty implications of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on sexual orientation and gender identity: The U.S. Supreme Court decision on workplace discrimination against homosexuals and transgender persons leaves religious liberty matters in a precarious... Read more →


Guest Opinion; Blue And Red States Vary On COVID-19 Policies

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor June 15, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how Republican and Democrat states differ in their coronavirus response: Last month, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke for many Blue state Democrats when he cautioned about reopening the economy too quickly, noting that to do... Read more →