Episcopal Church bishops affirm ordination of non-celibate homosexuals
July 14, 2009
In a rebuke to the more conservative branches of the Anglican Communion, the bishops of the Episcopal Church voted 99-45 on July 13 to affirm the ordination of non-celibate homosexuals” to “any ordained ministry” within the church, so long as they are in “lifelong committed relationships.”
- Bishops approve resolution opening ordination to gays, lesbians (Episcopal News Service)
- Resolution D025 (76th General Convention)
- Episcopal church to affirm gay clergy (AP)
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