Gene Robinson, First Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop, Announces His Divorce

At Religion News Service, Sarah Pulliam Bailey reports, “Bishop Gene Robinson, whose 2003 election as the first openly gay Episcopal bishop rocked Anglican Communion, has announced his divorce from his longtime partner and husband. Robinson, who retired in 2013 as the Bishop of New Hampshire, and his partner of 25 years, Mark Andrew, were married in a private civil union in 2008.”

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