Quote of the Day: United Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer

"I couldn’t pass on the other side of the road like a Levite to preserve a rule. All I saw was love for my son.”

-- The Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was convicted Monday by other United Methodist clergy for officiating at the wedding for his gay son in 2007, invoking Jesus' parable of the Good Samaritan to explain why he broke church rules. He was quoted by The Washington Post.