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Rome, Italy (AHN) - Fashion designer Stefano Gabbana has said the Roman Catholic Church is responsible for "an enormous delay" in the process of legally recognizing civil unions in Italy. Gabbana said the Vatican "fights every day against those who in its opinion cast doubt on the traditional concept of the family."
Gabbana said in an interview with the daily La Stampa that was published Monday that "hobbling politicians who were afraid of losing Catholic votes" have also prolonged the process.
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