First Openly Gay Anglican Bishop Explains Choice to Retire

Gene Robinson to begin process of retirement

Thursday, January 06, 2011

In 2004, Gene Robinson became the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, and a firestorm of controversy broke out in parts of the worldwide Anglican Communion. A little more than six years later, in late 2010, he announced that he’d be retiring.

Robinson talks with us about his decision to step down, the effect that his position has had on his personal life, and what he plans to do during his last two years as bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire.


Bishop Gene Robinson

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer

Comments [1]

Ed from Larchmont

This is a view from within the Episcopal Church, they aren't the only Christians. They aren't even all the Episcopalians, half of whom disagree with his positions.

Jan. 06 2011 11:45 AM

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