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A Closer Look (Church in Crisis) #734468

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 06, 2003
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The reaction to the Episcopal Church's decision to appoint an openly gay man as bishop introduced.

(New York: Bill Blakemore) The issues about homosexuality raised by one religious denomination's decision examined. [Christ Church Episcopal in Plano, Texas, Rev. David ROSEBERRY†, WOMAN - state objections to the decision.] [Episcopal Divinity School president Bishop Steven CHARLESTON†, MAN, Southern Baptist Convention Rev. Richard LAND†, two PEOPLE - offer views on the gay issue.] Gallup Poll findings of Americans' view on gay rights cited. [Bishop-elect Gene ROBINSON†- says the church did not come apart over the women's issue.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Further coverage on noted.

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Blakemore, Bill

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