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Pope Francis Names Joseph Tobin to Lead Archdiocese of Newark

posted on November 7, 2016

The New York Times’ Laurie Goodstein reports that Pope Francis has selected Joseph W. Tobin as the next leader of the Archdiocese of Newark. Tobin is the current archbishop of Indianapolis, and he is known to be a social justice supporter and advocate for refugees. Goodstein writes, “He made national headlines last year when he rebuffed Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana, now the Republican vice-presidential nominee, by refusing to stop Catholic Charities from resettling a family of Syrian refugees.”

Read at The New York Times