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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 2003
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Minneapolis: Cynthia Bowers) The clearing of Rev. Gene Robinson of charges of sexual misconduct and his connection to a Website linked to pornography, setting the stage for a vote to make him the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, featured; details given about concerns that Robinson’s approval could split the church. [Episcopal bishop Rev. Geralyn WOLF†- comments on the charges.] [Priest Rev. Susan RUSSELL†- questions the timing of the charges.] [American Anglican Council Rev. David ANDERSON†- opposes Robinson’s approval.] The debate within the church over same-sex unions noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Bowers, Cynthia

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