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Bishop Calls Nativity Scene with Two St. Joseph’s an “Attack on Christian Faith”

A bishop has criticized a Nativity scene which features two Joseph figures while omitting Mary, calling it "sacrilege" and an "attack on the Christian Faith." Read More

Fired Church Worker Shares Testimony of Faith, Parishioners’ Support

Fired for being in a same-gender marriage, church worker Michael Templeton shared his experiences of faith... Read More

Catholic Church Had “No Choice” in Firing Gay Musician, Says Bishop

By Bob Shine, New Ways Ministry, October 6, 2016 A Catholic bishop in Rhode Island... Read More

Gay Music Director Fired from Rhode Island Parish

By Bob Shine, New Ways Ministry, September 22, 2016 Yet another gay church worker has... Read More

Reconciliatory Path Opened for Catholic School that Banned Transgender Students

The Rhode Island Catholic school whose ban on transgender students ignited controversy last week has released two... Read More

Catholic School’s New Policy Excludes Transgender Students from Enrolling

A Catholic school in Rhode Island explicitly is denying admission to transgender students in a... Read More

(Most) Rhode Island Clergy Offer Lesson in Pastoral Priorities

At the beginning of August a newly married gay Catholic couple in Rhode Island was... Read More

Catholic Rhode Island Becomes 10th State with Marriage Equality

This past week, Rhode Island became the 10th state (plus the District of Columbia) to... Read More