Bishop James F. Checchio

Birthday: 21 April 1966
Education:

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy – University of Scranton, Scranton, PA
Master’s of Business Administration – LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Sacred Theology – University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Italy
Licentiate of Canon Law – University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Italy
Doctorate of Canon Law – University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Rome, Italy

Ordination: 20 June 1992
Episcopate: 3 May 2016
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Bishop James F. Checchio on the Issues

Viganò testimony

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Amoris Laetitia

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Pro-life leadership

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  • In a joint statement with other New Jersey bishops, Bishop Checchio voiced support for the Dream Act of 2017, which would protect 800,000 DACA youth. Checchio stated in the letter that those who have immigrated to the United States are among “the most vulnerable in our society.” (Archdiocese of Newark)

Homosexuality

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Abortion politics

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Contraception

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“LGBT” ideology

Does not uphold Church teaching on “LGBT” ideology
  • In 2018, the radical pro-“LGBT” priest, Fr. James Martin, was allowed to speak in the diocese of Metuchen. Fr. Martin wrote in a Facebook post about the event that Bishop Checchio invited him to his residence “for a wonderful discussion.” (Facebook)
  • Bishop Chechhio has supported the pro-“LGBT” group, “In God’s Image,” in his diocese and has attended the group’s meetings in the past. “In God’s Image” is meant to be “faith-sharing for LGBT and their families” and a place for “LGBT” people to find acceptance outside the “traditional Church.” (My Central Jersey)

Liturgy

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Marriage and Family Life

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Education

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