Monday, April 25, 2011

McGreevey's path to [Episcopal] priesthood blocked for now

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey's pursuit of the Episcopal priesthood has been put on hold indefinitely.

The New York Post reports that the church has rejected his bid to join the clergy.

The church wants McGreevey to wait so he can put more distance between his possible ordination and his 2004 coming out as a self-described "gay American," his simultaneous resignation and a messy divorce finalized in 2008.

McGreevey shocked the nation by announcing he had a gay affair with a male staffer...

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