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Florida bishop: religion bears the blame

The Roman Catholic Bishop of St Petersburg, Florida, has written a blog piece, republished by the Washington Post, in which he confesses that religion has all too often bred violence against LGBT people.

… sadly it is religion, including our own, which targets, mostly verbally, and also often breeds contempt for gays, lesbians and transgender people. Attacks today on LGBT men and women often plant the seed of contempt, then hatred, which can ultimately lead to violence. Those women and men who were […]

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