Church Approves Gay Bishop In a 62-45 vote, leaders of the Episcopal Church vote to confirm the Rev. Gene Robinson as bishop of New Hampshire. Robinson becomes the first openly gay bishop in the church's history. The vote came after church leaders cleared Robinson of allegations of improper conduct. Hear NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty.
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Episcopal Church Approves Gay Bishop

In a 62-45 vote, leaders of the Episcopal Church vote to confirm the Rev. Gene Robinson as bishop of New Hampshire. Robinson becomes the first openly gay bishop in the church's history. The vote came after church leaders cleared Robinson of allegations of improper conduct. Hear NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty.