After decades of debate and division, the US Episcopal Church this week said overwhelmingly that gays and lesbians are eligible to become bishops or serve in any other ordained ministry of the church.
On the campaign trail, both John McCain and Barack Obama have referred to America as a force for good in the world. Do Americans agree?
The presiding bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church says the worldwide Anglican Communion is holding together despite deep divisions over homosexuality interpretation of Scripture.
Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with the Rev. Ed Bacon, rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, California.