Bil Browning

Not the Gay Bishop

Filed By Bil Browning | December 30, 2012 4:15 PM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Anglican Church, Episcopal bishops, Gene Robinson, upcoming retirement

"New Hampshire was the one place where I wasn't the gay bishop. I'm just the bishop. That's been terrific and kind of lifesaving in way."

-- Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, speaking to the Associated Press about his upcoming retirement. Robinson's historic elevation to Bishop spurred a worldwide controversy about the role of gays and lesbians in church hierarchies.

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