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The United Methodist Council of Bishops on Friday said it plans to file a complaint against a retired bishop who performed a wedding for two gay men in Alabama.
The new leader of the nation’s bishops says he will draw on his years as a pastor to guide American bishops as they attempt to shift focus under Pope Francis, who wants more emphasis on compassion than on divisive social issues such as gay marriage.
The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops on Tuesday elected Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Kentucky to be their new president as they grapple with changing priorities under Pope Francis.
Televangelist Pat Robertson has long opposed LGBT rights and on a recent episode of "The 700 Club" he suggested that a mother’s teen son may be gay because his coach molested him.
The Vatican ambassador to the U.S., addressing American bishops at their first national meeting since Pope Francis was elected, said Monday they should not "follow a particular ideology" and should make Roman Catholics feel more welcome in church.
About 50 ministers are giving their symbolic support to a colleague facing sanctions from the United Methodist Church by participating in a same-sex wedding ceremony.
The board for a Baptist-affiliated agency that serves abused children in Kentucky has voted against a proposal to hire gay employees.
A United Methodist pastor in southeastern Pennsylvania faces a church trial for officiating the 2007 same-sex marriage of his son.
Two ultra-conservative religious pundits freaked out over a Halloween photo of Miley Cyrus, which lead them to believe that the singer signed her soul over to the Devil and is promoting Satanism.
A Baptist agency that is Kentucky’s largest private provider of services for abused children is considering opening its doors to gay employees, which would put it at odds with the churches that lend financial support.