Rhode Island Bishop: Mandela's Support For Abortion 'Shameful'The Roman Catholic Bishop of Providence weighed in on Nelson Mandela's death by calling his support for abortion "shameful."
Bishop: 'It Is A Demand Of The Gospel' To Speak Out About Abortion, Gay MarriageBishop Thomas Tobin of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, known for his activism against legalizing same-sex marriage and taking on politicians who support abortion rights, struck a conciliatory tone Friday, a week after he was quoted as saying he was "a little bit disappointed" Pope Francis hadn't addressed abortion since being elected six months ago.

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