Brooklyn Catholic Bishop Bans Gov. Cuomo And Pro-Gay Marriage Legislators From Visiting Schools

Posted by | July 1, 2011 16:33 | Filed under: Top Stories

Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is asking Catholic schools not to invite Governor Cuomo or any legislator who supported marriage equality to appear at their institutions.

“In light of these disturbing developments and in protest for this decision, I have asked all Catholic schools to refuse any distinction or honors bestowed upon them this year by the governor or any member of the legislature who voted to support this legislation,” said Bp. DiMarzio in the statement. “Furthermore, I have asked all pastors and principals to not invite any state legislator to speak or be present at any parish or school celebration.”

“The above request is intended as a protest of the corrupt political process in New York State,” said the bishop. “More than half of all New Yorkers oppose this legislation. Yet, the governor and the state legislature have demonized people of faith, whether they be Muslims, Jews, or Christians, and identified them as bigots and prejudiced, and voted in favor of same-sex “marriage.”

“Republicans and Democrats equally share responsibility for this ruinous legislation and we as Catholics should hold all accountable for their actions,” said Bp. DiMarzio.

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