Mark Mueller| Religion News Service

Stories by Mark Mueller| Religion News Service

Fed-up victim nabs his priest abuser in sexting sting

NEWARK, N.J. — The text messages read as if they’ve been ripped from a pornographic novel. Matthew Riedlinger quizzed his … Continued

Pope Francis names assisting bishop for troubled Newark, N.J., archdiocese

NEWARK, N.J. — Pope Francis on Tuesday (Sept. 24) named a partner to Archbishop John J. Myers to govern the … Continued

Embattled Archbishop John Myers lashes out at media, critics

NEWARK, N.J. — In a sharply worded offensive, Newark Archbishop John J. Myers lashed out at the media and his … Continued

Embattled Newark archbishop demotes his top deputy

NEWARK, N.J. — The No. 2 official in the Archdiocese of Newark was sacked from his leadership position for mishandling … Continued

N.J. priest faces judge for violating ban on access to children

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Wearing a bright orange prison jumpsuit, the priest at the center of the furor in the Archdiocese … Continued

3 more resign in scandal swirling around accused N.J. priest

COLTS NECK, N.J. — The pastor and two youth ministers at a Catholic church where a visiting priest violated a … Continued

Accused priest at center of N.J. scandal resigns

NEWARK, N.J. — The Roman Catholic priest at the center of a public furor enveloping Newark Archbishop John J. Myers … Continued

N.J. Catholics outraged over accused priest’s access to children

NEWARK, N.J. — Amid calls for a Vatican investigation, Newark Archbishop John J. Myers is facing fierce criticism for his … Continued