Sunday, July 19, 2009

Alabama bishop defends Episcopal Church statement in support of ordaining homosexuals

Although critics have blasted the Episcopal Church for its statement in support of ordaining homosexuals this week at its General Convention, Alabama Bishop Henry N. Parsley defended the denomination's stance as valuing the rights of all its members.

"We passed a large and subtle resolution, wanting to value the ministries of gays and lesbians," Parsley said in an interview.

The Episcopal Convention, meeting in Anaheim, Calif., passed a resolution Tuesday that "any ordained ministry" in the 2.3 million-member denomination is open to homosexuals.

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