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(Huffington Post)   Anglican bishop approves of gay marriage, just not his own   (huffingtonpost.com) divider line 19
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2014-05-05 04:39:54 PM  
And there you have it: incontrovertible proof that gay marriage leads to the break up of married couples.
 
2014-05-05 05:36:41 PM  
well, as they say, "be careful what you ask for".

/2 time loser. (yes. 2 good women)
 
2014-05-05 05:38:08 PM  
Next thing there'll be mandatory anal sex for all men!

Cats and dogs living together!

Mass hysteria!
 
2014-05-05 05:39:55 PM  

SpdrJay: Next thing there'll be mandatory anal sex for all men!

Cats and dogs living together!

Mass hysteria!


Nobody steps on my church in my town!
 
2014-05-05 05:40:25 PM  
Hundreds of parishes left the Episcopal Church in protest of his controversial consecration.

Well at least it was all worth it.
 
2014-05-05 05:42:45 PM  
Ok, wait a second. How could he be a catholic priest if he was openly gay? And be married to a guy? Can someone explain what is going on here? Aren't Bishops catholic?


/Is confused. Anyone?
 
2014-05-05 05:44:23 PM  
Wow. Was worried it was the Reverend Richard Coles for a second.

Former member of the 80s band, The Communards, here's a brief extract from his wikipedia page:

After ordination Coles was a curate at St Botolph's Church in Boston, Lincolnshire[10] and then at St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge in London with his dachshund, Daisy, as his "faithful assistant".[1] He has been chaplain of the Royal Academy of Music[3][11] and has also played Dr Frank N Furter in a local concert and conducted an atheist funeral for Mo Mowlam in 2005.[12]


On reflection, I don't think he's actually married/civil partnered with his partner, and, in respect for CofE rules on celibacy for clergy they have a celibate relationship.

Wouldn't Christianity be a lot nicer if more Christians were like him?
 
2014-05-05 05:44:53 PM  
I liked the pictorial review at the bottom of the article...".most inspiring LGBT Religious Leaders.....".............. all right!
 
2014-05-05 05:46:06 PM  
iron de havilland:On reflection, I don't think he's actually married/civil partnered with his partner, and, in respect for CofE rules on celibacy for same-sex clergy they have a celibate relationship.

FTFM.
 
2014-05-05 05:47:12 PM  

Bit'O'Gristle: Ok, wait a second. How could he be a catholic priest if he was openly gay? And be married to a guy? Can someone explain what is going on here? Aren't Bishops catholic?


/Is confused. Anyone?


The anglican communion (Episcopal Church in the US) broke with the Church of Rome when Henry VIII needed a quickie divorce to remarry. Heresy ftw.
 
2014-05-05 05:47:50 PM  

crazydave023: SpdrJay: Next thing there'll be mandatory anal sex for all men!

Cats and dogs living together!

Mass hysteria!

Nobody steps on my church in my town!


/There already is anal sex for all men, its called the IRS, and divorce.
 
2014-05-05 05:49:09 PM  

Fusilier: Bit'O'Gristle: Ok, wait a second. How could he be a catholic priest if he was openly gay? And be married to a guy? Can someone explain what is going on here? Aren't Bishops catholic?


/Is confused. Anyone?

The anglican communion (Episcopal Church in the US) broke with the Church of Rome when Henry VIII needed a quickie divorce to remarry. Heresy ftw.


/Ah..well..that explains it...ty.
 
2014-05-05 06:01:41 PM  

Bit'O'Gristle: Ok, wait a second. How could he be a catholic priest if he was openly gay? And be married to a guy? Can someone explain what is going on here? Aren't Bishops catholic?


/Is confused. Anyone?


He is an Episcopal Bishop, Catholic-lite, 1/3 less guilt.
 
2014-05-05 06:19:41 PM  
http://www.despair.com/dysfunction.html
 
2014-05-05 06:24:25 PM  

bigbobowski: well, as they say, "be careful what you ask for".

/2 time loser. (yes. 2 good women)


Maybe it's time to consider the possibility that it's you?

Also very surprised they have kept him as a Bishop, not 1 but 2 divorces is a big no no.
 
2014-05-05 06:32:47 PM  

iron de havilland: Wow. Was worried it was the Reverend Richard Coles for a second.

Former member of the 80s band, The Communards, here's a brief extract from his wikipedia page:

After ordination Coles was a curate at St Botolph's Church in Boston, Lincolnshire[10] and then at St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge in London with his dachshund, Daisy, as his "faithful assistant".[1] He has been chaplain of the Royal Academy of Music[3][11] and has also played Dr Frank N Furter in a local concert and conducted an atheist funeral for Mo Mowlam in 2005.[12]

On reflection, I don't think he's actually married/civil partnered with his partner, and, in respect for CofE rules on celibacy for clergy they have a celibate relationship.

Wouldn't Christianity be a lot nicer if more Christians were like him?


That sounds right; regarding his celibacy, he said something like "It's not as I would have it, but then, it's not about me."  He's been on the panel show QI at least once, and is evidently a fairly popular guest of other shows - happy to be there, courteous, intelligent, good storyteller, media-savvy and he's got '80s alt dance-band cred.....what's not to like?
 
2014-05-05 07:22:59 PM  

Luven: Also very surprised they have kept him as a Bishop, not 1 but 2 divorces is a big no no.


I don't get the impression that Episcopalians aren't really concerned about their clergy getting divorces anymore.  After all, the church was founded by Henry VIII.  You still have some of the older folks who frown on that stuff, but some congregations are so liberal that pretty much anything is tolerated (the whole "God will forgive everything" deal).

/Episcopalian
//was married to a priest
///yes, she is female
 
2014-05-05 07:30:54 PM  
 kept him as a Bishop, not 1 but 2 divorces is a big no no.

I don't get the impression that Episcopalians aren't really concerned about their clergy getting divorces anymore.  After all, the church was founded by Henry VIII.  You still have some of the older folks who frown on that stuff, but some congregations are so liberal that pretty much anything is tolerated (the whole "God will forgive everything" deal).

/Episcopalian
//was married to a priest

///yes, she is female


pic of Krustofsky's wife

suchsmallportions.com
 
2014-05-05 08:03:46 PM  

Billy Liar: iron de havilland: Wow. Was worried it was the Reverend Richard Coles for a second.

Former member of the 80s band, The Communards, here's a brief extract from his wikipedia page:

After ordination Coles was a curate at St Botolph's Church in Boston, Lincolnshire[10] and then at St Paul's Church, Knightsbridge in London with his dachshund, Daisy, as his "faithful assistant".[1] He has been chaplain of the Royal Academy of Music[3][11] and has also played Dr Frank N Furter in a local concert and conducted an atheist funeral for Mo Mowlam in 2005.[12]

On reflection, I don't think he's actually married/civil partnered with his partner, and, in respect for CofE rules on celibacy for clergy they have a celibate relationship.

Wouldn't Christianity be a lot nicer if more Christians were like him?

That sounds right; regarding his celibacy, he said something like "It's not as I would have it, but then, it's not about me."  He's been on the panel show QI at least once, and is evidently a fairly popular guest of other shows - happy to be there, courteous, intelligent, good storyteller, media-savvy and he's got '80s alt dance-band cred.....what's not to like?


The problem is demonstrated further down on the main page. A lot of Christians follow Jack Chick's version of Christianity.

The Reverend Richard Coles, on the other hand, is a good man who lives his life following his understanding of the Bible as best he understands it.

He's a good man and a good Christian. It's just such a shame that so many religious people ignore the texts that are supposed to be the foundation of their beliefs.

/atheist
 
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