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Gene Robinson

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.

Matthew Shepard Remembered in Emotional Interment Service

Shepard's ashes were interred today at the Washington National Cathedral.

Matthew Shepard's Ashes to Be Interred at National Cathedral

The site will offer visitors an opportunity for reflection and provide protection from the desecration Matthew's family feared.

'50 Years, 50 Heroes': Matthew Vines Honors Bishop V. Gene Robinson

For The Advocate's 50th Anniversary, God and the Gay Christian author Matthew Vines honors the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, V. Gene Robinson.

Anglicans Discipline Episcopal Church Over Pro-Marriage Equality Stance

The Episcopal Church, the U.S. branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion, will be excluded from policy-making roles in the global body for three years.

Pope Francis Welcomed at LGBT-Inclusive White House Reception

The event went off without incident despite some conservatives' dire predictions.

Gene Robinson Announces Divorce

Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, is divorcing his husband, Mark Andrew.

WATCH: Bishop Robinson Dishes on His Presidential 'OMG' Moment

Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, says it was a surprise when President Obama asked him to lead the closing prayer at the event, but a privilege too.

Anglican Bishop to Gay Clergy: Come Out

A bishop in the Church of England wants gay clergy to come out.

Archbishop of Canterbury to African Churches: Respect Gays

The Archbishop of Canterbury, spiritual head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, pleas for respect for LGBT people ahead of his African visit.

Bishop Robinson: Jesus Must Be Cringing

The actions of some of his followers, such as those who invoke Christianity in opposing ENDA, must embarrass Jesus deeply, says the gay clergyman.