Episcopalian leaders Tuesday confirmed the Rev. Gene Robinson as the church's first openly gay bishop. The move prompts some conservative Anglicans to threaten to split from the denomination. Robinson says he hopes his tenure will be judged by his actions, not his sexuality. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Robinson.
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