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Rhode Island legalizes same-sex marriage

May 02, 2013

Rhode Island has become the tenth state to alter the definition of marriage to allow members of the same sex to wed.

In a statement issued on the eve of the state senate vote legalizing same-sex marriage, Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence called same-sex marriage “immoral and unnecessary.”

“We should be very clear about this: it is only with grave risk to our spiritual well-being and the common good of our society that we dare to redefine what God himself has created,” he added.


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