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Gay Bishop-Elect Faces Final Vote

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Gay Bishop-Elect Faces Final Vote

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Gay Bishop-Elect Faces Final Vote

Gay Bishop-Elect Faces Final Vote

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After much public debate, the Episcopal Church's House of Deputies, a legislative body of more than 800 clergy and lay people, votes to approve the Rev. Gene Robinson as bishop of New Hampshire. If confirmed by the House of Bishops Monday, Robinson will become the first openly gay elected bishop. Hear NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty.