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posted Friday, June 4, 2010 - Volume 38 Issue 23
Firestorm over column on gays in Catholic paper - Linked same-sex parents with porn
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Firestorm over column on gays in Catholic paper - Linked same-sex parents with porn

By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / June 10, 2010

A contributor to the newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston said yesterday he regretted a portion of a column that has infuriated gay Catholics in the region.

In the column, published last week, the writer argued that one reason the children of gay parents should not be admitted to Catholic schools is the real danger that they would bring pornography to school.

That allegation, plus several others in the column, has drawn a torrent of criticism from gay rights

advocates. And yesterday, the editor of the paper, The Pilot, said in a statement, The tone of the piece was strong, and we apologize if anyone felt offended by it.

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