A Catholic cemetery in the Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, refuses to identify a deceased homosexual as the “husband” of another man on the tombstone. He’s claiming discrimination and says that since they were “legally married” in Massachusetts in December 2004. Now the guy wants his deceased partner buried in the family mausoleum and identified as his husband, but the cemetery says that it abides by Church teaching and says there is no such thing as gay marriage. If it were to identify the dead guy as “husband” it would be creating the impression that in the eyes of the Church that’s what he was.
Now the media are getting in on the story and homosexual legal groups are considering whether to sue for discrimination.
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