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Pa. pastor defrocked over gay wedding offered job

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A United Methodist pastor from central Pennsylvania who was defrocked after officiating his son’s gay wedding was invited by a California Methodist bishop to serve in her region in yet another sign […]

12/21/2013

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Churches changing bylaws after gay marriage ruling

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Worried they could be sued by gay couples, some churches are changing their bylaws to reflect their view that the Bible allows only marriage between one man and one woman. Although […]

08/24/2013

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Southern Baptists re-elect first black president

HOUSTON (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention re-elected its first black president, the Rev. Fred Luter Jr., at its annual meeting Tuesday. Luter was first elected in 2012. His presidency comes at a time when […]

06/11/2013

Olympic 'games pastors' minister to games-goers

(AP) – Religions of all stripes have a strong presence at the Olympics, where Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Muslim and Jewish clerics are on hand around the clock to minister to athletes’ spiritual needs. Around the […]

08/10/2012

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