Bishop Karen Oliveto is still bishop of the Mountain Sky Area, even after The United Methodist Church’s top court ruled that consecrating a gay bishop violates Church law. The Judicial Council said the bishop remains in “good standing” until an administrative or judicial process is completed. That decision is being greeted with confusion and hope that the Commission on a Way Forward has time to work on finding a path to unity. Kathy L. Gilbert and United Methodist News Service report on the aftermath of the ruling. Read story. Read UMNS story on ruling.