- Nov 28, 2020
A woman in her 60s who works at a nursery school is Rhode Island’s third case of the new coronavirus, state public health officials said.
Roughly 200 people have been quarantined in Rhode Island because they have some connection to a school trip to Italy that has so far resulted in three cases of the new coronavirus, state officials said Thursday.
Two people who returned to Rhode Island from a trip to Europe tested positive for the new coronavirus disease, and a third person from the trip is undergoing tests, health officials said.
A Rhode Island man alleges that he was molested as a child by a Catholic priest who also trafficked children for sex while church leaders looked the other way, according to a lawsuit filed against the Diocese of Providence.
Rhode Island’s Catholic bishop has responded to the controversy created by a priest who said he’d deny communion to state legislators who support abortion and then defended his stance by saying abortion is worse than pedophilia.
Rhode Island’s attorney general said Thursday he expects to release a public report later this year with findings from his review of allegations of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in the state.