Tuesday, February 03, 2009

First gay Episcopal bishop leads Maryland Senate prayer

The Associated Press
February 3, 2009

The first openly gay bishop in the U.S. Episcopal Church led a prayer in the Maryland Senate Monday night in which he asked God to bless the legislators with "anger at discrimination in all its forms."

The Rev. V. Gene Robinson also asked for the legislators to be blessed with "freedom from fear," including fear of their next election and criticism from unpopular votes during the invocation prayer. the rest


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