Ten minutes with Gene Robinson

Religion News Service has an interview with The Right Rev. Gene Robinson in their 10 MInutes With... series:

Openly gay New Hampshire Episcopal Bishop V. Gene Robinson has spent the last five years seeking reconciliation with those who saw his election as immoral, unbiblical or, as one Nigerian archbishop put it, a "satanic attack on God's church."

Yet the choice of megachurch pastor Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration left Robinson deeply disappointed after Warren campaigned for Proposition 8, a California constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriages.

Robinson talked about seeking reconciliation with those who, like Warren, take a more conservative view against homosexuality. Some answers have been edited for length and clarity.

Read the questions and answers here.

Comments (1)

I still think that Obama's choice of Warren is poor on his part. There are so many good internationally-known preachers who are not as divisive.

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