Archdiocese of Newark Social Concerns Office

Here you will find the various activities of the Human Concerns Office of the Archdiocese of Newark and various action alerts.

At Newark Liberty Airport with SEIU 32 BJ rallying for a higher minimum wage.

Pope urges sustainability, just distribution of earth’s resources - Vatican News Pope Francis on September 1 met a group of 100 entrepreneurs who on the occasion of the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation held a discussion ...

Labor Day Statement 2018

On Labor Say take a moment to read the Bishops Labor Day statement. Labor Day Statement 2018

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Many thanks to all members of the Archdiocese who came out to our "Serving Immigrant Communities " workshop given by Faith in New Jersey. A follow up workshop will be held on June 28th for all interested parishioners. Contact us for details at [email protected]

U.S. Bishops’ Migration Chairman Urges Administration to Keep Families Together U.S. Bishops’ Migration Chairman Urges Administration to Keep Families Together

Trumka Reflects on Pro-Worker Ministry of Pope Francis | AFL-CIO A reflection on the meaning of the Papacy of our Holy Father Pope Francis on the occasion of his fifth anniversary, and in particular the meaning of his ministry for regular working people.

Catholic tradition and pastoral practice sides with labor and organizing workers As a pastor, I hear the struggles of individuals and working families every day, including those who live below the poverty line even though they work full-time. Listening to their stories through my ...

To save America’s soul, we need an ecumenism of love As Christians, our goal in life is to stop living like the security-minded goats we find in Matthew 25 and instead become like the extravagant sheep who give food to hungry people, water to anyone who thirsts and, of course, welcome to strangers.

People of faith must stand up for immigrants: Q&A with Pope Francis' man in Newark "Parents tell me, 'When I kiss my kids goodbye on the way to school, I don't know if I'll be there at night,'" Cardinal Joseph Tobin says.

Morning Air Feb. 21, 2018 Hour 3 - Relevant Radio Share Tweet Share Pin Email Fr. Mark Matthias – God Has the Answers You’re Looking For! Archbishop Leonard Blair – Phone Fast Fridays during Lent Fr. Tim Graff – Bishops Push for a National Call-In Day about DACA ....

When it comes to immigration, America suffers from amnesia Elected officials proclaim their hardline stance on immigration as a badge of honor, even as some proclaim to be people of faith.

USCCB calls on Catholics to take action for Dreamers The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops are urging Catholics to call Congress and demand they act on behalf of “Dreamers.”

Can students of the Parkland massacre make a difference in U.S. gun debate? This time the victims themselves are not having it. From the moment the first shots rang out, they captured the horror and broadcast it, forced the nation to confront it and talk about it.

Bread Newsletter: February 2018 Contents:2018 Offering of Letters: For Such a Time as ThisOn Faith: What Are We Returning ToNews BriefsA Jobs Agenda: Looking Ahead, Looking BackAdvocates in Focus: Pennsylvania pastors address Tell Congress to Protect Dreamers


Check out the latest resources from the USCCB on Racism.

Pope Francis: the poor are our 'passport to paradise' On the first World Day for the Poor, Pope Francis said caring for the needy has a saving power, because in them we see the face of Christ, and urged Christians to overcome indifference and seek ways to actively love the poor that they meet.

Action Alert: Urge Continued Protection for Haitians While Their Country Continues to Recover As a person of faith, and a member of the Justice for Immigrants coalition, I ask you to urge the Administration to provide an 18-month extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haiti. Additionally, I ask you to support a legislative solution in Congress that will preserve the ability of TPS...

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11 Things You May Not Know About Refugees We answer some of the common questions we've been getting about refugees.

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US vigil reflected Pope Francis's pro-immigrant message - Crux A July 8 vigil at Washington's Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception tried to recapture the spirit of Pope Francis's outing three years ago to the island of Lampedusa, where he condemned a 'globalization of indifference' toward immigrants and refugees.

Pope Francis tells poor they are 'the treasures of the Church' On Wednesday Pope Francis met with a group of poor and disabled pilgrims, calling them the “treasures off the Church,” and entrusting them with the special task of praying for the proud, greedy, vain and the hypocrites.

Catholic Climate Movement Catholics need to step up against #ClimateChange, to protect God's creation, the poor and future generations. Join the movement!

Another Press Conference late this morning at the Historic Essex County Court House for federal gun control measures with Sens. Booker, Menendez, Reps. Sires and Payne, law enforcement and advocates. Bills were defeated in the Senate this evening but hope to continue to work on these issues.

[06/20/16]   Will be on a telephone press conference tomorrow on state budget cuts in poverty programs with other faith leaders. Afterwards attending a rally in Newark with Senators Booker and Menendez on federal gun control laws.

Good day at the Statehouse in Trenton today. It was Legislative Action day for the Housing and Community Development Network and met with a number of representatives about pressing housing bills. Also was asked to speak at a Press Conference with Senator Sweeney for gun control bill for victims of domestic violence.

[06/16/16]   Off to Trenton tomorrow for a day of testimony and advocacy with the Housing and Community Development Network.

'A Pale Response To The Horror': Cardinal O'Malley Renews Call For Assault Weapons Ban

Cardinal O'Malley talks about gun control. The archbishop of Boston issued a statement Tuesday in response to the mass shooting in Orlando.

Pope blasts a world in which war is fed but the hungry are not - Crux Now “It makes no difference where arms come from; they circulate with brazen and virtually absolute freedom in many parts of the world, Pope Francis told the United Nations World Food Program on Monday. “As a result, wars are fed, not persons."

What does the Catholic Church say on gun control? - Crux Now

Will be speaking on Relevant Radio tomorrow (1430 am in NJ or on on Catholic Church's teaching on gun control. Good summary in the link below. Catholics wondering what the Church has to say about gun control in the wake of the Orlando massacre will find nothing firm from Rome, but a clear drift from the U.S. bishops in favor of stronger limits and the eventual near-elimination of guns from American society.

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Pope Francis decries Orlando massacre and prays for victims A statement released by the Holy See Press Office Director says Pope Francis is shaken and saddened by the ‘homicidal folly and senseless hatred’ that has left at least 50 people dead in an attack on a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

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Refugee girl who died at sea frames pope’s talk with youth In meeting with Italian youth, Pope Francis holds up the life jacket of an anonymous refugee girl who drowned and said, "You are brave and you should know the truth: they are in danger."

Anti-Poverty Network of Nj - Take Action to Reduce Deep Childhood Poverty in New Jersey Please join us in asking Senate President Sweeney and Governor Christie to help reduce childhood poverty in our state by supporting a long overdue and necessary increase to the amount of assistance some of New Jersey’s poorest families receive through WorkFirst NJ (WFNJ).

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189 Ferry St
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150 Broadway
Newark, 07104

Sunday 10:35 AM - Multicultural service (English / Spanish) 7:00 PM - Evening service (in Portuguese)

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118 7th Ave E
Newark, 07104

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New Salem Baptist Church New Salem Baptist Church
130 W Kinney St
Newark, 07103

New Salem Baptist Church is a family oriented, spirit-led church centered in God’s word with an intentional emphasis on spiritual development.

NES Youth NES Youth
580 Mt Prospect Ave
Newark, 07104

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Speak Life Ministry Speak Life Ministry
411 Jelliff Ave
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Our purpose is to glorify God by obeying the Great Commandment( Matthew 22:36-40 ) and the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20)

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CCC Newark CCC Newark
710 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
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27 Lincoln Ave
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