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Episcopal bishop orders gay priests to marry

Catholic World News - July 20, 2011

In a bizarre inversion of traditional Christian moral guidance, an Episcopalian bishop in New York has ordered homosexual priests to marry.

Episcopal Bishop Lawrence Provenzano of Long Island said that priests who are living with their homosexual partners should either marry or stop cohabiting.

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  • Posted by: Chestertonian - Jul. 21, 2011 8:47 PM ET USA

    Oh yes, THAT would make it all better. . . . 0_o

  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Jul. 21, 2011 12:11 PM ET USA

    Nine month deadline, that would be to ensure any children born of these "unions" would be legitimate?

  • Posted by: filioque - Jul. 20, 2011 11:49 PM ET USA

    You can't make this stuff up!

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