Editorial

Halt Gender-Affirming Care for Youth

At the beginning of June, the American College of Pediatricians (ACP) issued a declaration titled “Doctors Protecting Children.” More than 100 doctors, nurses, therapists and research …

Harrison Butker’s ‘Controversial’ Commencement Address

Harrison Butker is the incredibly talented field goal kicker for the World Champion Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL. His 27-yard effort against the Philadelphia Eagles, which gave the Chiefs the …

How to give, receive and recognize gifts

It’s birthday month in our home, a time when four of the five of us flip the page that welcomes a new year and a new number. When you throw in Mother’s Day, end-of-year events, new …

Fallout effects from the Population Drought

In 1968, Paul Ehrlich wrote a book titled “The Population Bomb.” In it he predicted that hundreds of millions of people would starve to death in the 1970s and 80s due to overpopulation. …
Letters to the editor

Remembering Father Reardon

TO THE EDITOR: Woonsocket mourns the loss of Father Dennis Reardon, who passed away on March 21. His life was a beacon of compassion, dedication, and faith, deeply influencing our community. …

The Inspired Impact of Liturgical Music

TO THE EDITOR: I was pleased to read Laura Kelly Fanucci’s article “In Praise of Singing” in the March 7 edition of Rhode Island Catholic. She rightly notes that “vocal …

From a Concern to a Calling

TO THE EDITOR: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire which caused the death of many workers was a time of transformation for Frances Perkins. Prior to that fire she had lobbied for workers rights …

Is it time to encourage our Catholic students to consider other options?

TO THE EDITOR: In reaction to the Catholic high school graduation statistics published in the June 22 issue of the Rhode Island Catholic, I can’t help but wonder if it’s time for our …