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Roman Catholic diocese of Providence

Pope Francis waves after his general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican on Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Bishop: ‘It Is A Demand Of The Gospel’ To Speak Out About Abortion, Gay Marriage

Bishop 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.

09/20/2013

File photo of a statue of the Virgin Mary.  (credit: Trish Punch/Getty Images)

RI Diocese: Virgin Mary Miracle ‘Highly Unlikely’

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence says it’s “highly unlikely” that an image some believe is of the Virgin Mary is the result of divine intervention.

08/13/2013

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