Statements from Cardinal Tobin

Cardinal Tobin published in the Star Ledger an article on March 16, 2021 regarding “Why the Catholic Church opposes the Reproductive Freedom Act.”

For the complete article published in the Star Ledger, please visit at

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Cardinal Tobin has written a Pastoral Letter on the Eucharist called “Returning to Grace”.  Please see the following link for a video and more information.

February 28, 2021

January 7, 2021Statement on violence in U.S. Capitol

Statement on violence in U.S. Capitol

August 28, 2020 – Rejoice in the Lord – Racism violates human dignity

June 3, 2020 Statement of Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R. on the death of George Floyd and the national protests

March 18, 2020Cardinal Tobin Suspends All Public Celebrations of Mass because of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 2020, Archdiocese of Newark Issues Guidance to Priests, Religious, and Parishioners regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

October, 2019 Letter on Forward in Faith

Letter in English       Letter In Spanish

August 1, 2019 Statement on New Jersey’s Assisted Suicide Law

Statement in English   Statement in Spanish