Saturday, August 13, 2005

ELCA Allows Gay Unions, Rejects Gay Clergy

[The Christian Post] August 12, 2005--The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America voted Friday to allow the blessing of same-sex unions under certain circumstances but rejected a recommendation to ordain non-celibate gay clergy.

Related articles:
Church won't ease rules on gays - Associated Press
Vote: Lutherans vs Homo Clergy - The Conservative Voice
Stance on gay unions unchanged - Religious News Service
Lutherans reject 'sexually active' gay clergy - IOL
Lutherans reject gay marriage - The Miami Herald
Lutherans reject ordination of gays - The Boston Globe
Lutherans reject easing of gay ordination rules - New York Times News Service

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