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Episcopal leader holds firm on gay rights

Says N.H. bishop's election a blessing

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori held a coffee hour yesterday at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori held a coffee hour yesterday at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul. (GEORGE RIZER/GLOBE STAFF)
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / April 25, 2007

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Saying "I don't believe that there is any will in this church to move backward," the top official of the Episcopal Church USA said yesterday that the election of an openly gay bishop in New Hampshire has been "a great blessing" despite triggering intense controversy and talk of possible schism. (Full article: 656 words)

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