- Oct 29, 2020
A judge on Friday dismissed child-abuse lawsuits filed by three men against leaders of the Catholic Diocese of Providence based on the definition of the word “perpetrator.”
Some Providence College students resumed in-person classes Thursday for the first time since the school switched to a remote-only plan because of a coronavirus outbreak that affected more than 200 people.
Providence College said Friday that its remote-only learning plan put in place due to a coronavirus outbreak that has affected more than 200 students has been extended another week until Oct. 3.
The president of Providence College announced that the school is moving to remote-only learning for at least two weeks after a surge of new coronavirus cases among students, saying “we are out of options.”
Two days after a vandal defaced some of the gravestones and a central cross with swastikas at the Dominican Cemetery at Providence College, Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence reconsecrated and rededicated the sacred grounds where Dominican friars have been buried since the college’s founding in 1917.
The level of access health care facilities have granted to chaplains ministering to the sick and dying has varied, with most bedside visits disallowed altogether at the height of the pandemic out of extreme caution to prevent the virus from spreading further among the general population.