Church rejects McGreevey’s priesthood application

    Years of studying have not yet paid off for former N.J. Gov. Jim McGreevey. His bid for priesthood with the Episcopal Church has been rejected.


    McGreevey, who resigned in 2004 after coming out as a gay American, may need a little more time to reflect before the church considers him, the New York Post reports.

    The Post cited an anonymous source in the Diocese of Newark who said McGreevey’s nasty divorce has church leaders hesitating.

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    McGreevey earned a master’s degree in divinity in 2007.

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