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Methodists Resolve Gay Marriage Complaint Against 36 Pastors Without a Trial
Originally Posted: 10/07/2014 - 8:37am | Type: Blog

United Methodists in Pennsylvania have agreed to resolve a complaint filed against three dozen clergy who blessed a gay wedding without taking the case to trial. A complaint was filed against 36 United Methodist pastors who officiated at a Nov. 9, 20 ...

Poll: Americans See Gay Marriage as Inevitable
Originally Posted: 03/14/2013 - 9:43am | Type: Blog

Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe legalized same-sex marriage in the U.S. is inevitable, according to a study by LifeWay Research, a Nashville polling firm with ties to the Southern Baptist Convention. ...

Vatican Backtracks On Support for Gay Couples
Originally Posted: 02/08/2013 - 2:46pm | Type: Blog

A top Vatican official blamed the media for “derailing” his recent remarks on possible legal protections for unmarried couples, while reaffirming his support for British and French bishops who have been vocal ...

Despite Doubters, Mainline Protestant Churches Poised for Success
Originally Posted: 07/17/2012 - 4:17pm | Type: Blog

Commentators see decisions they don't like — such as the Episcopal Church's recent endorsement of a rite for blessing same-sex unions. They see declines in church membership. They pounce. ...

Britain Begins Talks on Legalizing Gay Marriage
Originally Posted: 03/16/2012 - 3:00pm | Type: Blog

CANTERBURY, England — The British government on Thursday launched a 12-week consultation that is widely expected to lead to the legalization of same-sex marriage in England and Wales, despite strong opposition ...