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Mar 22 2007

Really proud to be an Episcopalian today…

Episcopal Bishops Reject Ultimatum

By RACHEL ZOLL

The Associated Press, March 21, 2007

NEW YORK — Episcopal bishops risked losing their place in the global Anglican family Wednesday by affirming their support for gays and rejecting a key demand that they give up some authority to theological conservatives outside the U.S. church.

In strong and direct language, the Episcopal House of Bishops said it views the Gospel as teaching that "all God's children, including gay and lesbian persons, are full and equal participants" in the church. The bishops also said they would not agree to an Anglican plan for leaders outside the U.S. denomination to oversee the small number of conservative American dioceses that disagree.

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