Monday, April 07, 2008
The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Sir Ian McKellen is coming to the aid of Bishop Robinson. It'll be a hoot and a Lambeth to be remembered for many years. Although banned from the conference by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Bishop Robinson is going over anyway. Last I heard, the Archbishop has no control over ones freedom to travel.
Rev Gene Robinson, the Church's first openly homosexual bishop, the celebrated actor intends to read out a sermon written by the prelate, who has been barred from the landmark Lambeth Conference this summer that is seeking to prevent a schism over the issue. Standing alongside the bishop, who will remain silent throughout, the star of The Lord of the Rings will deliver a broadside against the Church's attitude to homosexuals with the kind of passion and force normally reserved for his performances on the stage."