Per the Associated Press:
The Catholic Bishops of New York said the law alters "radically and forever humanity's historic understanding of marriage."Read it all here.
"We always treat our homosexual brothers and sisters with respect, dignity and love," the bishops said Friday. "We worry that both marriage and the family will be undermined by this tragic presumption of government in passing this legislation that attempts to redefine these cornerstones of civilization."
New York will be the sixth state where homosexual marriage is allowed.