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A Catholic Bishop has faced criticism and condemnation for warning Catholics not to attend Pride events
The tweet came as LGBT+ Pride Month kicked off in the US. As well as telling Catholics not to attend, Bishop Thomas Tobin warned them that Pride events are dangerous for children.
A reminder that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ “Pride Month” events held in June. They promote a cult… https://t.co/xlhA1wisKk — Bishop Thomas Tobin (@Bishop Thomas Tobin)
In recent years, horrifying details of abuse at the hands of church representatives have come to light, many of which were allegedly covered up.
@ThomasJTobin1 Kids are in far more danger at a catholic church than at a gay pride gathering. — Mia Farrow (@Mia Farrow)
@ThomasJTobin1 As opposed to the Catholic church which has never been especially harmful to children.
Get your own… https://t.co/cJpvL1VkMK — David Schneider (@David Schneider)
@ThomasJTobin1 Not as much as the horrific mass sexuall abuse that the church continues on the children of the chur… https://t.co/lGFKrjSKet — Kevin Nash (@Kevin Nash)
Also: “Between 1992 and 1996, Tobin served as auxiliary bishop of Pittsburgh, one of six Pennsylvania dioceses cove… https://t.co/YeQmspbfhR — Soledad O'Brien (@Soledad O'Brien)
Always staggered by the extent to which senior Catholic church officials still believe they have any moral authorit… https://t.co/Y7GfT7tYRe — Benjamin Law 羅旭能 (@Benjamin Law 羅旭能)
@ThomasJTobin1 You know what’s proven to be actually harmful to children..? The Catholic Church. — Wilson Cruz (@Wilson Cruz)
Wait, the Catholic church is now *against* harming children? I must have missed that memo. https://t.co/6QXALIl1m2 — Iron Spike (@Iron Spike)
A reminder that the Catholic church controls 90% of Irish state funded primary schools in what is supposed to be a… https://t.co/M5wJuK5PcY — Ruairí McKiernan (@Ruairí McKiernan)
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