(RNS) His favorite singer Springsteen’s “Rocky Ground” anthem may take on new meaning for a tough campaigner who’s struggling in the polls.
Articles tagged “New Jersey”
ROME (RNS) Archbishop John Myers drew a line at the altar rail for Catholics who support gay rights or abortion rights and for Catholics whose marriages are not considered valid by the church.
LAKEWOOD, N.J. — For some longtime residents, the message, intentional or not, is plain: This is an Orthodox area now.
NEWARK, N.J. — In the 18 months since the archdiocese began marketing headstones, some headstone dealers saw business drop off by 40 percent.
TRENTON, N.J. (RNS) In the 2013-14 school year, nearly 9,000 New Jersey children used a religious exemption to decline immunizations that under state law children must receive in order to attend school.
NEW YORK (RNS) While a dozen Catholic saints are classified as Americans, New Jersey native Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich would be only the second saint born in the United States.
(RNS) The prom was free to attend, but under one stipulation: Teens were required to sign a pact agreeing to dress and behave modestly, to dance “appropriately” and to abstain from using alcohol or drugs.
(RNS) “I think if the school granted the (Diwali) holiday, then his friends would know, ‘OK, you are a Hindu,’” said Jyoti Sharma, who is asking the Millburn Township School District to consider a day off for Diwali for her son.
(RNS) Muslim Americans and civil rights groups are criticizing a federal court decision that dismissed a lawsuit alleging the New York City Police Department illegally spied on Muslim Americans in New Jersey.