Equality FTW: Black, LGBT-Friendly US Pastor to Give Sermon at Royal Wedding


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On Saturday, Kensington Palace announced that Bishop Michael Curry, the first African-American bishop in the Episcopal Church, will deliver the sermon at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s May 19 wedding.

“It was my understanding that given the fact that he was the first African-American bishop and is a wonderful preacher and speaker, it would be appropriate for him to be invited to speak,” said Neva Rae Fox, a representative for the Episcopal Church, the South China Morning Post reported.

“The bishop is honoured and thrilled to be participating,” according to SCMP.

Curry is a socially progressive bishop who has frequently compared the black and LGBT civil rights movements. He was also one of the first bishops in the US to allow same-sex marriages…

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