Gene Robinson: First Gay Anglican Bishop Reflects On Tenure In New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson says he chafed for several years at being branded the first openly gay bishop of the Anglican Church until he realized that he was wasting a pulpit from which he could advocate for equality.”I’d been given this really remarkable opportunity and it would be selfish of me not to be the best steward of that opportunity,” he recently told The Associated Press in an interview as he prepares to retire in January. “We went from my consecration, which set off this international controversy, to nine years later seeing gay, lesbian and transgender congregants welcome at all levels of the church, including bishop.”Read More…
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Gene Robinson: First Gay Anglican Bishop Reflects On Tenure In New Hampshire


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