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.
- RI to Become 10th State Allowing Gay Marriage (AP)
- Statement of Bishop Tobin on RI Senate Action on Same-Sex Marriage (Diocese of Providence)