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Wed Mar 11, 2020, 01:26 PM

Albany Bishop William Love to face hearing in disciplinary case for blocking same-sex marriage

Albany Bishop William Love to face hearing in disciplinary case for blocking same-sex marriage
https://www.episcopalnewsservice.org/2019/09/18/albany-bishop-william-love-to-face-hearing-in-disciplinary-case-for-blocking-same-sex-marriage/

[Episcopal News Service – Minneapolis, Minnesota] Albany Bishop William Love, who last year flouted a General Convention resolution on marriage equality when he vowed to continue blocking same-sex marriage in his diocese, was referred Sept. 18 to a hearing panel for potential discipline under The Episcopal Church’s Title IV Canon.

Love, who is one of an estimated 135 bishops and bishops-elect who are in Minneapolis this week for the fall House of Bishops meeting, was informed of the decision at about the same time as The Episcopal Church issued a late-afternoon press release on the update to his case. Love told Episcopal News Service on Sept. 19 that he was “thankful” that the matter had made it to the hearing panel, as he denied that he had done anything wrong.

“What I tried to do as best I can, by the grace of God, is to be faithful and obedient to that which I believe the Lord has called me to, even though it sometimes can be very difficult, and sometimes it’s not politically correct,” he said. Love also released an online statement in response to the news.

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Wed Mar 11, 2020, 01:33 PM

1. Typical cop out! "What I tried to do as best I can, by the grace of God"

... following orders from an invisible fantasy, right or wrong.

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