May 23, 1996

Court Dismisses Charges Against Bishop Walter Righter Over Ordination of Homosexual


Episcopal News Service

[Righter Speaks at Press C...]
Righter Speaks at Press Conference Following Dismissal of Charges. Following dismissal of charges that he broke his ordination vows and taught false doctrine when he ordained a non-celibate gay man in 1990, Bishop Walter Righter (left) and his lawyer, Michael Rehill (center), were joined at a press conference by the Rev. Barry Stopfel, the man Righter ordained. (Episcopal News Service photo by James Solheim)