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“Cuba’s Roman Catholic Church on Tuesday protested the communist government’s growing support of gay rights… ‘Respect for the homosexual person, yes,’ said an editorial in Palabra Nueva, the monthly magazine of the Archdiocese of Havana. ‘Promotion of homosexuality, no.'” The condemnation comes as first daughter Mariela Castro pushes for civil unions and the government has worked toward ending homophobia. [AP]