Monday, August 24, 2009

Lutherans allow people in same-sex relationships to serve as clergy

In a 559-451 vote, representatives of the United States' largest Lutheran denomination voted to allow people in "lifelong, monogamous, same-gender relationships" to serve as pastors. Dissenting members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) plan to hold a convention in Indianapolis to discuss plans for the future. You can read more about the decision here.

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