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NJ governor signs assisted suicide legislation into law
Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law April 12 a bill that allows terminally ill patients to obtain medications to take their own lives. More ...
Friday, April 12, 2019

Food pantries join forces to better fight hunger in Mercer County
In order to better serve their communities, Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton and Mount Carmel Guild have merged food pantries, effective April 1. More ...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Transportation, nursing among nonpublic school needs in state budget
The New Jersey Catholic Conference and the New Jersey Network of Catholic School Families are urging voters to contact their legislators about the needs of nonpublic schools in the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year budget. More ...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Habitat for Humanity, Catholic Charities team up to provide household items

A partnership between two social service agencies is aiding the local community in new ways.

Habitat for Humanity of Burlington County and Greater Trenton-Princeton is partnering with fellow nonprofit Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton to donate groceries, cleaning supplies and other household items they receive and cannot sell at their Maple Shade “ReStore” warehouse.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Pro-life advocates passionate on why Aid in Dying bill should not be signed

Dawn Teresa Parkot does not mince words when she speaks about the Aid in Dying bill.

“I firmly believe that assisted suicide is homicide and those who assist, regardless of their intentions, are guilty of taking a life just as surely as if they participated in a state-sanctioned execution,” Parkot said, using a computer-based communication system to speak.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019
Catholics urged to contact Gov. Murphy on Aid in Dying bill
State residents are being urged to contact Gov. Phil Murphy after a bill that would allow terminally ill residents to end their lives passed the state Legislature March 25. More ...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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