Without a prayer


A funny thing happened on the way to Convocation. A friend was leaving in protest. She was visibly agitated and she knew she had found a sympathetic ear once she spotted me. It seems that an opening prayer had been inserted without warning. Too late to ...

Conservative RI Bishop on Pope Francis


In an open letter to his diocese, Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island, wrote: "In trying to accommodate the needs of the age, as Pope Francis suggests, the Church risks the danger of losing its courageous, counter-cultural, prophetic voice, on ...

RI Pride honors Steve Ahlquist, Kate Monteiro


“Steve has tirelessly covered any and all LGBT events from marriage equality testimony in the Statehouse to rallies against hate  crimes and efforts to promote transgender health,” said RI Pride of Ahlquist. “His activism is by no means limited to ...

UnitedCoR’s Executive Director talks about religious freedom and Humanist military chaplains


UnitedCoR's Executive Director, executive director of the United Coalition of Reason (United CoR), “one of the largest nontheist organizations in North America,” spoke to a combined meeting with members of the Rhode Island Atheists, the Humanists of Rhod ...

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