3 Gay Priests On List For Episcopal Bishop Posts

3 gay priests on list for Episcopal bishop posts

Episcopal churches in California and Minnesota moved toward appointing gay bishops over the weekend, less than a month after the denomination lifted a self-imposed freeze on promoting openly gay clergy into the top ranks of the church.

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