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Bishop Tobin registers as Republican

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Bishop Thomas Tobin is now a registered Republican. The leader of the Providence Diocese told a group of Rhode Island's Young Republicans that he decided to switch parties after the 2012 Democratic Convention.

Bishop Tobin says he made the switch because he couldn't be part of a party that supports same-sex marriage and abortion.

He also expressed his disappointment with catholic politicians who he says "let us down" by allowing gay marriage in Rhode Island.

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