Lutherans re-elect Matthew Harrison despite Newtown “debacle”

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The Rev. Matthew Harrison was elected July 13 as the new president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. RNS photo courtesy LCMS

The Rev. Matthew Harrison was elected July 13 as the new president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. RNS photo courtesy LCMS

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(RNS) Harrison made national news in February when he asked the pastor of a Lutheran church in Newtown, Conn., to apologize for participating in an interfaith prayer vigil following the Sandy Hook school massacre.