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  • 4th May 2014

    US: First openly gay bishop announces divorce from partner 23

    Gene Robinson has announced he will divorce his partner of 25 years

    11:50 AM — Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal church, has announced he is to divorce his partner.

  • 17th August 2011

    Bishop Gene Robinson: God celebrates gay people 74

    Gene Robinson is to retire in two years (Photo: BProud Photography, Philadelphia)

    4:46 PM — Laurence Watts travels to New England, USA, to talk faith, service and retirement with the openly gay Right Reverend Gene Robinson, Bishop of New Hampshire. "After my election but before my consecration I was getting calls to step down from archbishops around the world. People I’d never met were calling me. I took that to God and said: "If I’ve done enough and I’m to back off, let me know,! but I never got anything from God other than, 'Come forward and I will be with you'."

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