UPDATE: The Living Church is now reporting:
INAUGURAL PRAYER: Bishop V. Gene Robinson of New Hampshire is scheduled to deliver a prayer at a Jan. 18 inaugural event for President-elect Barack Obama. Bishop Robinson told the Associated Press "I will be careful not to be especially Christian in my prayer."
Wonder how this publicity going to help The Episcopal Church in its troubles (sort of does cement the new political image, doesn't it?) - especially as it is now seen as opposing Rick Warren (personal friend of Bono that he still is) and his work. Just how are those MDG really doing anyway? So now we have Rick Warren on one side of The Mall and Gene Robinson clear down there on the other side. Gotta wonder about that. Pass the popcorn.
LATER: Can it get any worse? AP is reporting that "Robinson said he doesn't yet know what he'll say, but he knows he won't use a Bible." What is this, a parody?