08.03.15 ACTION ALERT: Defund Planned Parenthood! Senate Action Expected Today On S. 1881!

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The Diocese of Providence and the RI Catholic Conference urge you in haste to take immediate action. Please contact your senators right now as a Senate vote is expected today as early as 5:30pm EDT on S. 1881 to defund Planned Parenthood Federation and its affiliates. Just follow the link provided to take action – […]

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Videos on value of fetal tissue prompt renewed call to pro-life awareness

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OXNARD, Calif. (CNS) — It is uncertain that a California pro-life group’s ongoing series of undercover videos that show Planned Parenthood officials discussing the illegal marketing and sale of fetal tissue will lead to defunding for the nation’s leading provider of abortion services. It also is unknown if the revelations in the videos will lead […]

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From Bishop Tobin: The Church in the World

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As the Church continues to navigate its way in the troubled waters of our time, increasingly we hear calls for us to adapt our practices to meet the changing values and social norms of our age. “People are different these days,” we are told. “We have to understand them, not judge them, and accept their […]

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Cardinal O’Malley: Planned Parenthood’s Work Reflects ‘Throwaway Culture’ Decried by Pope Francis

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WASHINGTON—Cardinal Seán O’Malley, OFM Cap., archbishop of Boston and chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), responded, July 29, to recent videos showing leaders from Planned Parenthood discussing the provision of fetal organs, tissues, and body parts from their abortion clinics. More.

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Legislative session ends on a positive note for faith-based issues

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PROVIDENCE — The recently recessed 2015 legislative session of the Rhode Island General Assembly considered several issues of particular interest to the faithful, giving supporters of pro-life issues, Catholic and other non-public school education, and nursing care for the elderly much reason to celebrate. More. By RICK SNIZEK, Editor, RI Catholic

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Bishop Keough High School Enters Partnership with St. Raphael Academy

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(PAWTUCKET) – This summer Bishop Francis P. Keough Regional High School, an all-girls independent Catholic secondary school in Pawtucket, will leave its location at St. Maria Goretti Parish after 44 years and move to St. Raphael Academy. The Administration and Board of Bishop Keough have sought a partnership with Saint Raphael Academy to bring academic […]

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07.28 & 08.04: Ordination of the Priesthood to Air on Rhode Island Catholic Hour

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(PROVIDENCE) – The Diocese of Providence Office of Communications has announced a special presentation of the Ordination to the Priesthood to be featured on Rhode Island Catholic Hour. The first Hour of the Liturgy airs on Tuesday, July 28 at 9:00am and 9:00pm and continues on Tuesday, August 4th at 9:00am and 9:00pm on Cox […]

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25th, 40th, 50th or Over Wedding Anniversary Celebration

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The Office of Marriage Preparation and Enrichment of the Diocese of Providence is sponsoring the ninth annual Wedding Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, September 20, 2015, 1:00 pm at the Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul, Providence. Married couples who are celebrating their 25th, 40th, 50th or Over 50 years wedding anniversaries in 2015 will be […]

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Bishop urges political leaders to repudiate Planned Parenthood, end public funding

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Undercover video ‘horrifying, heartbreaking,’ says congresswoman PROVIDENCE — If there was any doubt about the evil agenda of Planned Parenthood, that doubt has been dispelled by the video released July 14 appearing to show the sale of body parts of aborted babies, said Bishop Thomas J. Tobin in a statement released on Tuesday.  Read more. […]

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EDITORIAL: Fetuses aborted with precision to preserve value on research market

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A recently released undercover video records a senior director at a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic. In it, the physician explains how the abortive procedures are altered at Planned Parenthood abortion facilities so the baby’s body parts and internal organs could be removed intact in order that they may be sold to researchers for the highest dollar. […]

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