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In Rhode Island, public school enrollment is down by nearly 5,000 students. This should not be surprising. The coronavirus pandemic exposed the deficiencies of public schooling. The solution: allow … more
“January 6” is the new battle-cry of political elites. Vice President Harris brazenly compared the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol to the attacks on September 11, 2001 and the bombing of … more
In the 1940s, Hungarian mathematician John van Neumann published a groundbreaking tome on game-theory. Chief among his theories is the zero-sum-game, which posits that two players in a game work … more
He was a successful professor of Business at Harvard — the son of German, Jewish Holocaust survivors. He was also an atheist, who, as he puts it, “had long since lost hope in believing … more
In the classic Christmas film, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” the main character, George Bailey (who considers himself a failure) gets to see what the world would have been like if he had … more
Christine Kavanagh was treasure to the school community of St. Mary Academy Bay View. A faith-filled educator, she inspired so many with her passion for the arts and a personal commitment to … more
The Rhode Island Department of Health released new guidelines for in-person schooling. These new guidelines allow vaccinated students and staff who are considered “close contacts,” but … more
The 2021 labor market surprised economists. Exponential job growth after 2020’s precipitous decline promised an economic boom hitherto unseen since the post-war era. In this employment oasis, … more
Catholic theology says little about “New Year’s resolutions.” Few saints ascribe to the idea. A paucity of evidence of this practice surfaces in papal encyclicals or conciliar … more
Bishop Fulton Sheen once wrote the following: “When finally the scrolls of history are completed down to the last word of time, the saddest line of all will be, ‘There was no room in the … more
Bishop Thomas J. Tobin has urged the priests of our diocese to take initiative during this season of Advent to “reach out to the unchurched or those who haven’t been attending Mass … more
COVID-19 has been with us for two years, and overall, young people are doing just fine. Millions of children have already received COVID-19 vaccines and the science found on the Center for Disease … more
At a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin a man drove his SUV through the crowd killing six and injuring dozens more. The driver was a repeat offender who had just been released on bail for … more
At the peak of the Great Depression President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered these well-known words at his inauguration on March 4, 1933: “So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that … more
Vatican correspondent Francis X. Rocca misleads readers of The Wall Street Journal that the U.S. bishops eschewed controversy by neglecting to barr pro-abortion Catholic politicians from receiving … more
The United States Supreme Court has long forbidden cameras in its own courtroom during trial. Justices with diverse jurisprudential ideologies, from Clarence Thomas to Anthony Kennedy, equate … more
In the very near future, the United States Supreme Court will begin hearing a case that challenges the constitutionality of a 2018 Mississippi law which bans abortion after 15 weeks. Katherine … more
Several years ago, two college professors — Dr. Robert Emmons of the University of California, and Dr. Michael McCullough of the University of Miami — did some research on the benefits of … more
It has been a labored few months for the pro-life community. The new administration has done everything they can to increase funding and access to abortion here in the United States and globally. … more
At the beginning of November, the Church throughout the world celebrates the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (otherwise known as All Souls Day). This celebration reminds the faithful to … more
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