Complete coverage on

Gene Robinson

Latest Stories

Presbyterian Church U.S.A. to allow gay and lesbian clergyupdated: Tue May 10 2011 23:10:00

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Tuesday voted to allow the ordination of openly gay and lesbian ministers.

First openly gay Episcopal bishop to retireupdated: Sat Nov 06 2010 20:49:00

Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, said Saturday that death threats and continued worldwide controversy about his selection contributed to his decision to retire in January 2013.

Archbishop of Canterbury slaps Episcopal Church for openly gay bishopsupdated: Fri May 28 2010 14:36:00

Rifts within the Anglican Communion could widen after the archbishop of Canterbury, who has condemned the consecration of openly gay bishops, urged a diminished role Friday for the Episcopal Church.

Episcopal Church consecrates first openly lesbian bishopupdated: Sat May 15 2010 19:40:00

The Episcopal Church consecrated its first openly lesbian bishop Saturday in the face of objections from some conservative Anglicans.

Los Angeles Episcopalians elect lesbian bishopupdated: Sun Dec 06 2009 10:54:00

Los Angeles Episcopalians elected an openly lesbian bishop late Saturday, the denomination's news service reported.

Episcopal Church moves to accept more gays and lesbiansupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 15:58:00

The Episcopal Church has moved decisively closer to full acceptance of gay men and lesbians, taking steps toward recognizing same-sex marriage and gay bishops.

Traditionalists set to split from Episcopal Churchupdated: Wed Dec 03 2008 22:21:00

Breakaway conservative members of the Episcopal Church in the United States and its Canadian counterpart are expected to formally announce Wednesday the formation of a rival North American Anglican church.

Time.com: Anglican Leader: Pause on Gay Bishopsupdated: Sun Aug 03 2008 20:00:00

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, struggling to hold together the troubled world Anglican family, urged church leaders gathered Sunday in England not to consecrate another gay bishop

Anglicans' bitter disputeupdated: Sat Jul 19 2008 10:57:00

The Anglican Communion is split on sexuality and women clergy. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports.

Anglicans meet amid gay bishop rowupdated: Wed Jul 16 2008 23:59:00

Controversy over gay clergy and female bishops is likely to dominate the Anglican church's once-a-decade conference, which begins Wednesday.

Time.com: Gay Bishop vs. Straight Bishopupdated: Sat Jun 07 2008 16:30:00

Gene Robinson and Martyn Minns, both banned from the Anglican Community's major meeting next month, tell TIME what they plan to do this summer

Time.com: The Anglicans Get Ready to Rumbleupdated: Wed Sep 26 2007 13:00:00

The American bishops meet in New Orleans and solidify their stand on gay ordination against their global brethren

Lesbian priest among nominees for Episcopal bishopupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 06:01:00

The Episcopal Diocese of Chicago included an openly lesbian priest among five nominees for bishop Tuesday, as fellow Anglicans demand that the church bar gay bishops.

Time.com: Episcopalians Defy Anglican Demandupdated: Fri Jun 15 2007 15:25:00

A key Episcopal panel defied conservatives Thursday, saying that Episcopal leaders should not cede authority to overseas Anglicans who want the church to halt its march toward full acceptance of gays

We recommend