Letters to the Editor
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TO THE EDITOR: I feel I must first clearly state how much I enjoy Father John Kiley’s columns. It is therefore with some trepidation that I feel I must correct a few statements from his … more
TO THE EDITOR: As Catholics we are called to honesty and called to seek the truth. When we leave out relevant facts we commit something very, very similar to the sin of omission.The editorial in … more
TO THE EDITOR: Most reasonable people abhor what happened in Washington on January 6, 2021. However, the treatment of those arrested is deplorable. There is no excuse for holding American citizens … more
TO THE EDITOR: Your editorial of December 2 claimed that crimes in the U.S. are rising. (That’s true this year even though the crime rate has been getting lower since 1990). As a result you … more
TO THE EDITOR: I deeply appreciate having a local Catholic paper, so thank you for all the work you do. However, I have to say I’ve never disagreed with you so sharply as I did when you … more
TO THE EDITOR: I get my news primarily from television and radio. I gave up subscribing to a secular newspaper decades ago when I noticed that I just never took the time to read it each day. I … more
TO THE EDITOR: Discerning how to deal with our brothers and sisters crowded at our southern border is greatly complicated by our polarized politics. There are compelling arguments on the need to … more
TO THE EDITOR: We offer our thanks to Bishop Tobin for always courageously and faithfully defending the sanctity of life from conception to natural death. His unwavering leadership inspires so … more
TO THE EDITOR: What a wonderful thing to read the Immigration Bureaucracy editorial, the three pieces on abortion [Rep. Langevin Defies Logic…; Catholic “belief” and the … more
TO THE EDITOR: In George Weigel’s commentary in the September 2, 2021 issue of the RI Catholic, “Wanted: A Catholic Chaim Potok” he posed the question, “How can we learn … more
TO THE EDITOR: About 35 years ago, I encountered a woman of great faith by the name of Dolores Suriani. She came into my life while I was taking some time off from medical school. She inspired me … more
TO THE EDITOR: In George Weigel’s commentary in the September 2, 2021, issue of the RI Catholic, “Wanted: A Catholic Chaim Potok,” he posed the question, “How can we learn … more
TO THE EDITOR: I just read your article in the R.I. Catholic about our monastery and the distribution of things we had to leave behind. It is a great consolation to know that parishes and social … more
TO THE EDITOR: I am deeply heartened and give thanks to God for the magnanimity of Bishop Tobin toward the “1962 Missal” community, as well as the other words found by Fr. Robert … more
TO THE EDITOR: The recent directive of Pope Francis on the use of the Latin Mass has been getting a lot of attention. What stands out for me on reading it is his heartfelt search for unity in the … more
TO THE EDITOR: Amidst the controversy surrounding the use of the Tridentine Mass, I have not seen any reference to the Lectionary. The Second Vatican Council called for a greater panoply of sacred … more
TO THE EDITOR: The preservation of Gregorian Chant and the use of several Latin phrases as well as Greek and Hebrew words in the Roman liturgy, as noted in a recent R.I. Catholic editorial, are … more
TO THE EDITOR: As many in the Diocese return to Sunday Mass, there is much to celebrate. But the pandemic is not over. Nature does not let us decide that. While vaccines are showing promising … more
TO THE EDITOR: Catholics take note. President Biden has released his 2022 Budget without the inclusion of the Hyde Amendment. The 1976 Hyde Amendment, which bars the use of federal funds for … more
TO THE EDITOR: On May 24,the Poor People’s Campaign presented their resolution in Congress titled, “Third Reconstruction.” Drawing on the transformational history of the First … more
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