[Birmingham News] Episcopal bishop says yes to same-sex blessings, but not in Alabama

Posted by The_Elves

Bishop Kee Sloan, the head of the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama, voted in favor of a new ritual of blessing for same-sex unions that the Episcopal Church approved July 10 during its General Convention.

But he won’t allow priests in the Diocese of Alabama to perform it, he said.

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See also Bishop Sloan Kee's video report on the theological basis for his vote here

Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalEpiscopal Church (TEC)General Convention --Gen. Con. 2012

Posted July 23, 2012 at 10:19 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Statmann wrote:

+Sloan was apostate for voting Yes for SS Blessings (Marraiges) and apostate again for denying his flock the benefuts of this new TEC revelation.  In 2010 there were only 44 Marraiges in the Dio for its 50 churches.  Statmann

July 23, 12:32 pm | [comment link]
2. Milton Finch wrote:


July 23, 4:10 pm | [comment link]
3. Undergroundpewster wrote:

You have to laugh/cry at such yes/no responses.

July 24, 11:30 am | [comment link]
4. MichaelA wrote:

On another thread, the Cathedral Dean and Chapter in this diocese have taken a strong stand against SSBs.  Any bishop wants to avoid conflict with his Dean and chapter, so this bishop is pulled in two opposed directions. 

Pray that +Sloan’s eyes will be opened and his heart changed.  And if that is not to be, then pray that the clergy and laity of Alabama will be empowered to select a good shepherd to replace him when the time comes.

July 24, 8:20 pm | [comment link]
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