Diocese Responds to “McCarrick Report”

The report was published by the Holy See on Tue, Nov 10. The Diocese of Metuchen’s response to the report, including a letter from Bishop Checchio; the findings of the investigation in the Diocese of Metuchen’s files regarding McCarrick; and other information about the significant steps taken to ensure the protection of minors and to ensure the crimes and sins of the past cannot be repeated, can be found here: diometuchen.org/healing.

How to report Abuse: Sexual abuse by a priest, deacon or staff member or volunteer of the Church should be reported, first to local law enforcement. If the abuse concerns a child, you can also notify the NJ Division of Child Protection and Permanency by calling 1-877-NJ ABUSE (652-2873) or 1-800-835-5510 (TTY/TDD for the deaf). The Child Abuse Hotline receives reports of child abuse and neglect 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. After notifying law enforcement, please notify the diocesan director of Child and Youth Protection, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by calling 908-930-4558 or visiting diometuchen.org/healing to report your abuse.