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WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Senate should not approve its current health reform bill "without incorporating essential changes to ensure" that it "truly protects the life, dignity, consciences and health of all," the chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said. more
PROVIDENCE — With a goal of highlighting the presence of the Holy Spirit within the Church and invite people back to the faith, a series of TV commercials that celebrates the history, achievements, and shares the stories of former Catholics who have come home to the Church will hit the airwaves Friday morning. more
CRANSTON — Diocesan and civic leaders and members of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Regional School community gathered Dec. 8 — the feast day of the parish and school’s patroness — for the formal dedication and blessing of the diocese’s newest school to be built in 40 years. more
PAWTUCKET — Every winter, many struggling Rhode Island families must decide whether to put food on the table or pay their utility bills. more
PROVIDENCE — For those gathered at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul Friday night on the eve of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, it was an evening of prayer as well as one of cultural celebration. more
PROVIDENCE — Joy filled the air Monday morning at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul as diocesan officials prepared for the Rite of Episcopal Ordination of Bishop-elect Robert C. Evans as the Titular Bishop of Aquae Regiae and Auxiliary Bishop of Providence. more
PROVIDENCE — Prelates from throughout the country attending the episcopal ordination of Bishop Robert C. Evans praised the new auxiliary bishop as a priests’ priest and a man whose compassion, holiness, intellect and experience will make him a good shepherd. more
PROVIDENCE — Bishop-elect Robert C. Evans is the seventh auxiliary bishop who will serve in the Diocese of Providence. more
PROVIDENCE—As Bishop Robert C. Evans was ordained auxiliary bishop of the diocese of Providence, his pastoral family of St. Philip Church and school watched with admiration and pride as their spiritual father was appointed and entrusted with a position linking him with the Apostles. more
LINCOLN—Although the previous interior of St. Jude Church was dark and paved with orange shag carpeting straight out of the 1960s, it was just fine for parishioner Janet Barry, who was married here and had her children baptized at the font beneath the modern steep-rising roof that has become a landmark in the area. more
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