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Connecticut Bishop Allows Same-Sex Unions

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Connecticut Bishop Allows Same-Sex Unions

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Connecticut Bishop Allows Same-Sex Unions

Connecticut Bishop Allows Same-Sex Unions

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Bishop Andrew Smith, leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut, has given priests in his diocese the authority to bless same-sex unions. But is he breaking faith with part of his flock? Some parishes in his state have already objected to his decision.

Bishop Smith talks with Alex Chadwick about why he made the policy change, and how he intends to unify parishes over the issue.