Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Sets Sights on D.C. as Retirement Looms

At Religion News Service, G. Jeffrey MacDonald reports on the retirement of the first gay Episcopal bishop, Gene Robinson, and his plan to move to Washington, DC, where he will found a Center for Non-Violent Communication. “Our big goal is to change the nature of the debate in Washington,” he said. “We’re mostly shouting at each other these days. We’d like (the center) to become a place where people can learn about and commit themselves to a different kind of tone.” 

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