San Francisco parish drops gay-friendly speaker at archbishop's request
December 19, 2011
Archbishop George Niederauer asked a local parish to cancel scheduled appearances by gay-rights activists as speakers in an Advent Vespers series.
The archbishop’s directive led to the withdrawal of three speakers from the Advent program offered by Most Holy Redeemer parish, a community that has been known for its “gay-friendly” approach. The scheduled speakers who did not appear with retired Episcopalian Bishop Otis Charles, Rev. Jane Spahr, and Rev. Roland Stringfellow.
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