Shepard's ashes were interred today at the Washington National Cathedral.
October 26 2018 2:16 PM
Gene Robinson is an openly gay priest who was elected the Episcopal bishop of New Hampshire in 2013. His ascendance caused a worldwide rupture in the Anglican faith. Some American dioceses affiliated with the Episcopal Church left following Gene Robinson's consecration in 2004 and aligned themselves with conservative African Anglican churches. Read the latest news and updates about Gene Robinson and the Episcopal Church, which became the largest mainstream Christian denomination in the U.S. to approve of same-sex relationships in July 2012.