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WARWICK — Saws buzzed, paint brushes splattered and hammers flew last week as 240 passionate volunteers from Catholic HEART Workcamp made home improvements and completed service projects to benefit low-income elderly or physically challenged individuals all across Rhode Island. more
FOSTER — The Solemnity of SS. Peter and Paul marked the end of the Year of St. Paul the Apostle and the beginning of worship at a new altar in the church dedicated to him in Foster. more
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Benedict XVI welcomed U.S. President Barack Obama to the Vatican July 10, and the two discussed world issues addressed at the Group of Eight summit. more
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Ethical values are needed to overcome the current global economic crisis as well as to eradicate hunger and promote the real development … more
ADMINISTRATOR PRO TEM Reverend Thomas D. O’Neill, from Catholic Chaplain, Salve Regina University, Newport, to Administrator pro tem, St. Mary Parish, West Warwick, effective July 1, … more
DECREE OF ALIENATION In The Name of The Lord. Amen. The Church of the Sacred Heart, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, a territorial parish, has been closed by decree on May 4, 2009 after fulfilling … more
PROVIDENCE — The General Assembly’s drive to criminalize indoor prostitution and apply harsher penalties against those convicted of trafficking minors for sex has hit an apparent dead end this year. more
PROVIDENCE — The diocesan Respect Life Office announces the following opportunities to support life at all stages. The next Gabriel Workshop will be held on August 27 at St. Gregory the Great … more
PROVIDENCE – A request by the administrator of St. Teresa of Avila Parish, 275 Manton Ave. to close the Church due to the need for extensive repairs and scarce financial resources has been approved with the support of the parish leadership and the Council of Priests. more
PROVIDENCE — Helping an organization that serves so many in the community, Bishop Thomas J. Tobin presented a $5,000 check on June 17 to the Providence Boys and Girls Club’s “Keep the Lights On” campaign. more
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