Tag: New Jersey

Thousands attend funeral Mass for slain New Jersey police officer

JERSEY CITY, N.J. | Thousands of people attended the Dec. 17 funeral Mass for Detective Joseph Seals, the police officer fatally shot Dec. 10 at a cemetery in Jersey City just prior to the deadly attack at a kosher grocery store in the neighborhood. Seals, a husband and father of five children who was a… Read more »

What New Jersey bishops, now retired, knew about McCarrick settlements

WASHINGTON | What became known following a New York Times investigation into two seminarians who said they had been abused by Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick is that settlements were reached with each man in the mid-2000s. What was less clear was the depth of involvement of each bishop, all of them from New Jersey, in… Read more »

Visits to New Jersey cement vocation

WELLINGTON | A young Katie Flanagan vividly remembers having butterflies in her stomach the day she boarded the airplane at Fort Lauderdale International Airport that was taking off to fly to a destination to which she felt God was calling her — cold, damp New Jersey. The trip was “top secret,” she explained, adding that… Read more »