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Bishop Gene Robinson Is Excited For Post-Retirement Life

gene robinson THI’d been given this really remarkable opportunity and it would be selfish of me not to be the best steward of that opportunity. 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…

I leave this job loving it more than when I started. I think the excitement about the future is finally outweighing the grief over the loss.”

Openly gay Anglican Bishop Gene Robinson, discussing his upcoming retirement in January, in an interview with the Associated Press.