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Rhode Island bishop: don’t join in Gay Pride events

June 03, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island has reminded Catholics that they should not participate in Gay Pride events. “They promote a culture and encourage activities that are contrary to faith and morals,” the bishop said on his Twitter account. He wrote at the beginning of June—which has been designated Gay Pride month.

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  • Posted by: nix898049 - Jun. 03, 2019 4:49 PM ET USA

    My first response was to ask you to take down the Twitter news link. I read the Bishop's statement and then several comments. What a kick in the stomach. I feel like I'm walking that hill to Calvary, following Jesus. I hope it's just anonymity that makes them so bold else I fear for we faithful. God bless all our faithful bishops. Pride = Deadly Sin.

  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Jun. 03, 2019 2:06 PM ET USA

    Bishop Tobin is speaking truth to power. Good for him.