Catholics United http://ripr.org en RI Bishop Tobin Receives Backlash for Mandela Comment http://ripr.org/post/ri-bishop-tobin-receives-backlash-mandela-comment <p>Rhode Island Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin is receiving criticism over remarks he made on the death of Nelson Mandela.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>On Sunday, two days after the South African leader died, Tobin issued a statement calling Mandela’s support of abortion rights “shameful.”&nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:27:36 +0000 Flo Jonic 26063 at http://ripr.org RI Bishop Tobin Receives Backlash for Mandela Comment