(MSNBC) Episcopal bishops approved a resolution to create a liturgy for same-sex unions Monday during the Church’s 77th General Convention in Indianapolis, with 111 votes in favor and 41 opposing.

The resolution known as A049 will now move to the House of Deputies, which is made up of both clergy and lay people.

“It is the Jesus thing to do in our time,” the Rev. Michael Louis Vono of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande said in the meeting in support of the resolution.

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