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There are many symbols that speak to us of Easter that are common both in the life of the church and in popular culture. more
The great Christian apologist and writer, C.S. Lewis wrote that, “Christianity is a thing of unspeakable joy. more
The news is not good for children of Rhode Island. Not only has the U.S. Census Bureau cited a significant decline in their number in the state, but the Annual Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook released this week indicates that the struggling economy and economic recession is adversely affecting the 38,600 children living in poverty in Rhode Island. more
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin put aside his push for the legalization of physician assisted suicide in his home state to come to Rhode Island to lecture members of the General Assembly to vote for the legalization of homosexual marriage. more
Over the past 200 years, the Catholic Church has consistently supported labor unions and the rights of workers to organize. Pope Leo XIII in 1891 wrote a groundbreaking encyclical, “Rerum Novarum” which argued that a worker had a right to a wage sufficient to support the worker and his or her family. more
In Illinois the very serious season of Lent began with a very serious decision. On Ash Wednesday Illinois Governor Patrick Quinn signed into law a bill that abolishes the death penalty in his state. more
March Madness has begun! The world of collegiate basketball has entered into the season for champions. Winners move on while losers go home and wait until next year. Among the 68 elite teams chosen was Brigham Young University. more
Ten years away from home can often change a person. Apparently this is true for Congressman Jim Langevin who has spent the last ten years representing Rhode Island in the U.S. Congress. more
Bishop Tobin described it as “a clear dereliction of duty and an obvious attempt to promote a politically- correct agenda in our nation.” more
It was with great sadness that the nation learned of the passing of Dr. Bernard Nathanson last week. Dr. Nathanson co-founded the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws (now NARAL Pro-Choice America) in 1969. more
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