Gene Robinson: "Christians Should Stay Away From Spiritual Arrogance"
Openly gay Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson flew to his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, this weekend to speak to a local church about his journey.
Addressing an audience at the Episcopal Church of the Advent, Bishop Robinson lamented the ongoing use of Christianity to justify anti-gay initiatives, and told the crowd: "I think Christians should stay away from spiritual arrogance and show more love, mercy and zeal for justice."
The Bishop, whose 2003 election to become Bishop coming out shook Episcopal congregations around the world, continued, “I believe that there's a positive role for religion in the world, and we've already seen what not to do."
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