Christians across the globe were inspired by Bishop Michael Curry‚Äôs message about love during the royal wedding Saturday, but many of those same Christians then debated whether his views on gay marriage and LGBT issues should matter.
In 2015 he was installed as presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, becoming the first African-American leader of the predominately white denomination. But before that, as a bishop in North Carolina, he was ‚Äúone of the first to allow same-sex marriages to be performed in churches there,‚ÄĚ The Washington Post reported.
When the Anglican Communion penalized the Episcopal Church for its stance on gay marriage, Curry drew parallels between the struggles of African Americans and of those in the LBGT community.
Robin Self (@triplejaymom), wrote, ‚ÄúFor those praising Bishop Michael Curry for bringing the royals ‚Äėto church,‚Äô as a bishop in the Episcopal church, he is pro ...