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Nice Follow Through

Posted in News, Religion with tags , , , , , , , , on March 19, 2010 by Chase

In December, Rev. Canon Mary Douglas Glasspool was elected Bishop by the Episcopal Church’s Los Angeles diocese. On Wednesday she was confirmed!

That makes her the second openly homosexual Bishop (along with Rev. V. Gene Robinson) and also one of two female Bishops (along with Bishop-elect Diane M. Jardine Bruce) in the church’s history. Woot!

(From CNN) “The Episcopal Church confirmed its first openly lesbian bishop on Wednesday, six years after its first openly gay bishop took office. “I am profoundly grateful for the many people … who have given their prayers, love, and support during this time of discernment,” Bishop-elect Mary Douglas Glasspool said after learning she’d won support from the majority of her church’s standing committees and diocesan bishops” Read more

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Ban on Gay Episcopal Bishops – over?

Posted in LGBT Rights, News, Religion with tags , , , , , , , on July 14, 2009 by girlonpiano


This issue is one that is particularly close to my heart, since my stepfather and maternal grandfather were both Episcopal priests.  My Mom has always been 100% invested in the Church, and when openly gay priest Gene Robinson was ordained as Bishop in 2003, she looked on with great pride at the progress her Church had made. Continue reading