Posts Tagged ‘Rhode Island’

US bishop thunders against sloppy dress in church

Friday, June 19th, 2015

An American bishop has launched a broadside against the way some people turn up at Mass wearing very casual dress. Writing in his diocesan newspaper, Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island complained of “an habitual lack of reverence . . .”. Bishop Tobin wrote that he had seen and received complaints about “the sloppy Read more

Legion of Christ accused of fleecing rich widow

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Questionable fundraising tactics by the Legion of Christ have been revealed in court documents released in the United States. The documents surfaced in a probate case in Rhode Island, in which Legion officials were accused of defrauding a wealthy widow, Gabrielle Mee, of tens of millions of dollars. They remained sealed when the suit brought Read more