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Michael Curry was recently interviewed by PBS, says the work of the church is to “find ways to be a bridge community that brings differing people together under the rubric of love.”
Curry also advocates for a church with a plurality of views, noting that he supports equality for people who identify as LGBT, but will never require clergy to perform marriages that they object to. Curry was an opponent of the North Carolina ban on marriage for same-sex couples, but says that he remained in connection with clergy who supported the ban.
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