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ELCA Lutherans Elect First Openly Gay Bishop
Originally Posted: 06/04/2013 - 9:26am | Type: Blog

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has elected its first openly gay bishop, the Rev. R. Guy Erwin, to oversee churches in Southern California, four years after the church allowed openly gay men and les ...

Newtown ‘Debacle’ Reopens Old Wounds for Missouri Synod
Originally Posted: 02/14/2013 - 12:08pm | Type: Blog

ST. LOUIS — A decision by the leader of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod to censure a pastor for participating in a prayer service for victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre has reopened old wounds for an ...

Lutheran Pastor Apologizes for Praying at Newtown Vigil
Originally Posted: 02/06/2013 - 5:02pm | Type: Blog

A Lutheran pastor in Newtown, Conn., has apologized after being reprimanded for participating in an interfaith vigil following the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. ...