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First Oenly Gay Bishop Files for Divorce (25 Years)
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Posted on 05/04/2014 2:30:35 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Gene Robinson made headlines in 2003 as the first openly gay Anglican bishop. Eleven years later, the Episcopalian has announced that he is filing for divorce from his partner of 25 years.

In a post published by the Daily Beast, Robinson explained the situation.

Recently, my partner and husband of 25-plus years and I decided to get divorced. While the details of our situation will remain appropriately private, I am seeking to be as open and honest in the midst of this decision as I have been in other dramatic moments of my life—coming out in 1986, falling in love, and accepting the challenge of becoming Christendom’s first openly gay priest to be elected a Bishop in the historic succession of bishops stretching back to the apostles[...] It is at least a small comfort to me, as a gay rights and marriage equality advocate, to know that like any marriage, gay and lesbian couples are subject to the same complications and hardships that afflict marriages between heterosexual couples,” he wrote. “All of us sincerely intend, when we take our wedding vows, to live up to the ideal of ’til death do us part.’ But not all of us are able to see this through until death indeed parts us.

Robinson and Mark Andrew entered into a civil union in 2010 after New Hampshire legalized same-sex marriage.


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1 posted on 05/04/2014 2:30:35 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Aye carumba. Where to start.


2 posted on 05/04/2014 2:33:28 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: nickcarraway
If those two kids couldn't make it work, what hope is there for the rest of us???


/sarcasm
3 posted on 05/04/2014 2:35:28 PM PDT by irishjuggler
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To: F15Eagle

Romans 1:18-32.


4 posted on 05/04/2014 2:35:48 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: nickcarraway

And we’re interested in your perversion why??


5 posted on 05/04/2014 2:35:49 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: nickcarraway
It would be nice if we could say "see those "marriages" never work".
6 posted on 05/04/2014 2:38:57 PM PDT by all the best (sat`~!)
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To: nickcarraway
coming out in 1986, falling in love, and accepting the challenge of becoming Christendom’s first openly gay priest

uhhhh....no.

Christendom has never claimed any part of sin. Christendom doesn't brag about sin as this guy is.

what if someone came out and said "I am Christendom's biggest adulterer." How would that fly?

7 posted on 05/04/2014 2:39:45 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: nickcarraway
Funny how, all of a sudden, people who gained success by being public, want privacy when it suits them. Hey Gene, tough hooey, we, the public, now get to KNOW everything about your sodomistic relationship and why it failed. And it will surprise NO ONE that it failed.

You are a degenerate who played off publicity to get what you want. Now, perhaps, it's our turn.

8 posted on 05/04/2014 2:42:58 PM PDT by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: nickcarraway

His actions caused a major split within the Episcopal Church. So if he’s looking for sympathy, he won’t get mine.

Reap what you sew, baby.


9 posted on 05/04/2014 2:48:18 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: nickcarraway

Gene Robinson - adulter, fornicator, liar, now twice divorced... and a moral model of the Episcopal church.


10 posted on 05/04/2014 2:48:49 PM PDT by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: irishjuggler

Well, you made me laugh out loud on that one- Thanx!

Gene is a pathological liar and for that alone, he should have been defrocked - Naw, ECUSA promotes the cretin to Bishop:
“...gay and lesbian couples are subject to the same complications and hardships that afflict marriages between heterosexual couples...”

Not really, Gene - your complications and hardships will always be different from most heterosexual couples because your relationships are driven by perverted sex, first and foremost - the vast majority of you can’t live a monogamous life and that is why most of these relationships end. The rampant promiscuity leads to a host of STDs and “domestic abuse.” Sad, but true. The sooner people wise up to the lies you and your other Gay Analists spew, the better off all people will be, especially the homosexuals who want help.


11 posted on 05/04/2014 2:52:22 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: nickcarraway

He refers to his partner as his “husband”. I guess that means he’s the wife.


12 posted on 05/04/2014 3:18:21 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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13 posted on 05/04/2014 3:29:18 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: NYer; zot; Salvation

It will be interesting to see how all of the legal issues & community property are settled. Ah, all of the complications that come with marriage and divorce that are solved by just shacking up. (semi-sarcasm)


14 posted on 05/04/2014 3:38:42 PM PDT by GreyFriar ( Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Fungi

Yep.

I’d say he’s reprobate; unable to comprehend the Scriptures.


15 posted on 05/04/2014 3:42:18 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: nickcarraway

Of the 2% of the public who are “gay”, how many ever get married? How many of those marriages last “until death us do part?” How many of them are open marriages with swinging sex partners in the mix?

The whole institution of marriage is being turned on its head over a couple thousand people who want something other than “a civil union”.


16 posted on 05/04/2014 3:44:15 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: nickcarraway
All of us sincerely intend, when we take our wedding vows, to live up to the ideal of ’til death do us part.

That's not what you said to *me*,sweetie,when our eyes first met at the bath house.

17 posted on 05/04/2014 3:47:18 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: Fido969

I’d say the Episcopal church is long overdue to just close it’s doors.Surely there can’t be a single true believer left there.


18 posted on 05/04/2014 3:57:13 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Gay State Conservative
My pervometer just hit the pin and broke.That is one sick spectacle of a human being.
19 posted on 05/04/2014 3:59:52 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Sioux-san

If evil priests can be defrocked,

can evil judges be disrobed?

Whatever,,, I just DON’T want to be nearby to SEE it!

(WHAT HAS BEEN SEEN CAN NOT BE UNSEEN!)


20 posted on 05/04/2014 4:17:06 PM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: left that other site

ewww - just had a picture in my mind of Sotomayer - Kagan - Ginsburg. Stop me before it imprints.....


21 posted on 05/04/2014 4:43:21 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: nickcarraway

“Recently, my partner and husband...”

So, Gene Robinson was the wife. But if he’s a man, how can he be a wife?


22 posted on 05/04/2014 4:43:56 PM PDT by Finalmente
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To: GreyFriar

Perhaps it would be interesting to know why they are getting divorced. Irreconcilable differences?


23 posted on 05/04/2014 4:52:23 PM PDT by zot
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To: Sioux-san

YIKES!


24 posted on 05/04/2014 5:13:25 PM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: nickcarraway
...and accepting the challenge of becoming Christendom’s first openly gay priest to be elected a Bishop in the historic succession of bishops stretching back to the apostles...

Mr. Robinson here is showing a great amount of modesty. The priests of Baal have their beginnings thousands of years before the start of Christendom.

25 posted on 05/04/2014 5:16:09 PM PDT by abishai (Hello Jane!!! I miss you.)
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To: nickcarraway
how do they divide the so called marital assets... wrestle for them? and if so, does the winner get charged with abuse???
26 posted on 05/04/2014 5:22:37 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: irishjuggler
If those two kids couldn't make it work, what hope is there for the rest of us???

Throwing in the towel, or snapping the towel, or whatever, after only four years of their much-campaigned-for legal marriage? Now he's comparing himself to straights who get divorced.... whatta guy. Whatta gal. Whatever.

27 posted on 05/04/2014 5:43:41 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: left that other site

you started it )


28 posted on 05/04/2014 6:43:51 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: Sioux-san

I know.

I am so BAD sometimes!
LOL.


29 posted on 05/04/2014 7:14:49 PM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: nickcarraway

Having been recently transferred from Australia,the "bishop" is now free to cruise the bath houses of Boston without any sense of guilt.

30 posted on 05/04/2014 7:25:39 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: F15Eagle

Gack! Where to start is right.


31 posted on 05/04/2014 7:32:27 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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