- Dec 13, 2019
Focus on the Amazon’s indigenous stirs controversy among U.S. Catholic groups.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence is no longer allowing an alternative magazine to hold its annual theater awards show at a church-owned facility after the magazine published an opinion piece critical of the bishop.
Retired Bishop Robert E. Mulvee of Providence died Dec. 28 at the St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield, following a brief illness. He was 88.
The leader of Rhode Island’s Catholics has deleted his Twitter account, calling it a major distraction, an obstacle to his spiritual life and an “occasion of sin” for himself and others.
Bishop Thomas Tobin says his use of Twitter is a means of humanizing the office of bishop.
The longtime principal of a Catholic high school in Rhode Island has retired after a short video of him using racial slurs surfaced.