Tag Archives: Thomas Tobin

Catholic Bishop Offers Non-Apology: Sorry You Were Offended But It’s My Job To Call LGBT Pride “Harmful”

NBC News reports: The Roman Catholic bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, said Sunday that he regretted the controversy he created by telling Catholics to boycott Pride Month events but that he couldn’t renounce church teachings. Bishop Thomas Tobin released a statement on Sunday saying he regretted “that my comments yesterday about Pride Month have turned out to be so controversial …

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Catholic Bishop Who Ignored Child Sexual Abuse Says LGBT Pride Events Are “Harmful For Children” [VIDEO]

The Providence Journal reports: Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas J. Tobin tweeted Saturday that church members should not show support for Pride Month events, a message that drew a lot of attention on social media and brought a critical response from a Rhode Island gay-rights group. Some tweeters referred to sexual abuse by Catholic priests, particularly by priests in Pennsylvania, where …

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RI Bishop: Don’t Go To Gay Weddings

“At this moment of cultural change, it is important to affirm the teaching of the Church, based on God’s word, that ‘homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered,’ (Catechism of the Catholic Church, #2357) and always sinful. And because ‘same-sex marriages’ are clearly contrary to God’s plan for the human family, and therefore objectively sinful, Catholics should examine their consciences very carefully …

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Quote Of The Day – Bishop Thomas Tobin

“God created two different genders for a reason – so that males and females could come together, complement one another, procreate, and continue the species. And be very clear about this – same-sex marriage isn’t about procuring civil rights for beleaguered homosexual persons. The recently adopted civil-unions legislation, as ill-advised as it was, it provided the legal protections activists have …

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PhoboQuotable – Bishop Thomas Tobin

“The Church reminds its members that homosexual activity is contrary to the natural law and the will of God and, therefore, is objectively sinful. Persons with same-sex attraction are required to live the Christian virtues of chastity and modesty, as all persons are. Because civil unions promote an unacceptable lifestyle, undermine the faith of the Church on holy matrimony, and …

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PhoboQuotable – Bishop Thomas Tobin

“Let me explain the “champagne principle.” Not every wine is champagne. Champagne has certain very specific, universally recognized characteristics. If someone were to take a bottle of Chianti, label and sell it as champagne, they’d be arrested for fraud. In the same way, those who seek to redefine marriage – with its specific characteristics – and to usurp the title …

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