Letters to the Editor
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TO THE EDITOR: The Guest Editorial of June 9, by Father Douglas J. Spina, “America is called to live its Judeo-Christian Roots,” is one of the finest and most memorable columns I have … more
TO THE EDITOR: In 1770, five Americans were massacred in Boston sparking a Revolution.More than 250 years later, two 18-year-olds massacre 10 innocent patrons in a grocery store and 19 third and … more
TO THE EDITOR: In Rhode Island Catholic’s June 2 editorial regarding the reception of Holy Communion, the editorial ends by stating “Those who unrepentantly promote the destruction of … more
TO THE EDITOR: I found it ironic that Father Fleming chose the film “Gran Torino” to illustrate his anti-violence message. In that movie Clint Eastwood threatens a group of teenage … more
  TO THE EDITOR:   God is the creator of all human life, especially the unborn in a mother’s womb. Abortion snuffs out such unborn life and God’s creative plan. Our … more
TO THE EDITOR: I know Bishop Robert McManus to be a good, honest and righteous man and bishop, but I disagree with his decision to require The Nativity School to drop its ‘Black Lives … more
TO THE EDITOR: With his April 3 statement on the Nativity School Bishop McManus of Worcester has done his flock courageous service. The “Pride” and “BLM” flags are readily … more
TO THE EDITOR:   At various points in time the cross of Christ has been co-opted by groups whose message is inconsistent with Christian teaching. The medieval crusaders emblazoned the … more
  TO THE EDITOR:   Pope Francis’ Easter message repeated the words “peace” and “reconciliation.” He also preaches “love” and … more
TO THE EDITOR:   Philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre, in his recent work “God, Philosophy, Universities,” demonstrates the pivotal role theology studies play in the inherited … more
TO THE EDITOR:   In his weekly “Worship” column on March 31 (“Forgiveness should lead to conversion”) Father John Kiley posits that “Jews were not permitted … more
TO THE EDITOR: I’m outraged by the letter from Rev. Albert B. Marcello in the March 17 issue about the necessity of baptism and the difference between the pronouns “I” and … more
Generosity shown in Ukraine relief restores faith in human natureTO THE EDITOR: On Saturday, March 12, I had my faith in human nature restored. A neighbor and I collected essentials for Ukrainian … more
TO THE EDITOR: I was shocked when I read the editorial cartoon in the Thursday, March 10, edition of the Rhode Island Catholic. The second commandment specifically says not to take God’s … more
TO THE EDITOR: Sanctification through sacramental signs is essential to the Gospel message of Christ. Baptism, in the words of Mark 16:16, is, by Our Lord’s words, necessary of a means for … more
TO THE EDITOR: I am responding to last week’s editorial regarding the use of “I baptize you” vs “We baptize you,” and concluding that the use of the “we” … more
TO THE EDITOR: As we enter into Lent, and as we engage in prayer, fasting, and alms-giving, let us not forget spiritual reading.May I offer three works (out of so many) that are very good for this … more
TO THE EDITOR: I hear Catholic people in Rhode Island express their anxiety about the future of their parishes. With the decreasing numbers attending church and ever fewer priests, they are … more
TO THE EDITOR: In the February 17 edition, the news brief entitled “Miami Archbishop calls out Florida governor for views on migrant children” is misleading. Governor Ron DeSantis did … more
TO THE EDITOR: It has been two years since we began “Two weeks to flatten the curve.” For two years our children have been kept from school, kept from sports, from field trips and … more
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