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Recently the House Appropriations Committee approved the federal fiscal budget for 2022. The budget omitted both the Hyde Amendment and the Weldon Amendment. The Hyde Amendment prohibits federal … more
Pope Francis last week released his motu proprio “Traditionis Custodes.” In it he revokes many of the permissions granted by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s motu proprio Summorum … more
Every human being inherently desires the transcendent. As the ambient culture moves further away from God, however, these desires are often fulfilled with disordered counterfeits. One can thus … more
What would our Founding Fathers say? This is something to consider as Independence Day approaches. What would our Founding Fathers say if they were able to survey the current state of affairs in the … more
“The desire to fit in is the root of almost all wrongdoing.” Those are the words of Christopher Freiman, a philosophy professor from the College of William and Mary. And his point is … more
It was an unexpected honor to be asked to serve as the director for the Society for the Propagation of the Faith by Bishop Thomas J. Tobin. To be a successor in the position of the late Msgr. William … more
On reaching the top of the mountain Isaac questioned his father: “Here are the fire and the wood, but where is the sheep for the burnt offering?” “My son,” Abraham answered, … more
On May 27, President Biden ordered intelligence officials to redouble their efforts to investigate the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic. Within 90 days they will report their findings to the … more
President Joe Biden’s refusal to uphold the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal tax dollars from contributing to abortions, reveals his administration’s radical pro-abortion agenda. … more
Many Catholics rejoiced over the past week as they returned to Mass knowing their churches could welcome parishioners at full capacity. Vaccinated parishioners are free to take their masks off, and … more
This coming weekend the Church celebrates Trinity Sunday. The Catechism tells us that the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity is “the central mystery of Christian faith and life. It is the mystery … more
On May 20, the Catholic News Agency published a story which was almost completely ignored by the mainstream media. It concerned a recent statement made by George Vella, the current president of … more
Physician Assisted Suicide (PAS), also known as Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD), is illegal in Rhode Island. The Lila Manfield Sapinsley Compassionate Care Act would make PAS legal and was reintroduced … more
Recently U.S. Representative Cori Bush testified in front of congress about nearly losing her children during pregnancy due to a lack of adequate care. Hopefully, her testimony increases awareness … more
In 2009, Congress raised the federal minimum wage from $5.15 per hour to $7.25. President Biden campaigned on the promise that he would raise the federal minimum wage to $15. Just recently the Rhode … more
When the College of Cardinals voted to elect Pope Francis Supreme Pontiff on March 13, 2013, they entrusted him with the delicate task of reforming the Roman Curia. Francis pledged to reshape Vatican … more
Every year, the media speculates as to whether politicians should be denied Holy Communion by their bishops depending on an individual’s political leanings. But the Church’s teaching on … more
Hawaii has a shortage of doctors who are willing to perform abortions. The governor’s solution? Allow nurses to perform them. On Monday, April 12, Governor David Ige signed into law House Bill … more
The “Blaine Amendment” was a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would have deprived Catholic and other sectarian schools of direct government aid. It was named … more
When I brought my mom for her first COVID-19 vaccine in February, you could see that everyone at the community center was all smiles, even if masks were covering most of our faces. Beyond the relief … more
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