Title: Wgtn gay group criticises Bishop's CU stance Credit: GAP Comment Sunday 25th April 2004 - 12:00pm1082851200 Article: 226 Rights
GAY ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONALS PRESS RELEASE: CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONDEMN CIVIL UNION BILL BEFORE IT IS PUBLISHED A Wellington organisation representing gay and lesbian professionals has criticised the Catholic Bishops' Conference of New Zealand for condemning the Civil Union Bill before it has even seen it or know what is in it. The Bishops have made public a letter sent to all MPs, roundly condemning the Bill. However GAP, a gay and lesbian business and professional association, says the letter contains a number of errors and assumptions, and bishops have a duty to inform themselves properly before they comment. “In fact there will be two Bills, the Civil Union Bill   
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