(RNS) — Throughout history, church and political authorities have used horrendous physical, emotional and psychological pressures in fruitless conversion campaigns.
(RNS) — The boycott widens the split within the communion, which has struggled to stay together despite doctrinal differences over the ordination of homosexuals and blessing of same-sex unions.
LONDON (RNS) — A university that customarily offers hospitality to convening clergy is bucking the archbishop of Canterbury's attempt to ban same-sex spouses of gay and lesbian bishops.
LONDON (RNS) — The archbishop's decision to exclude three same-sex spouses from North America has caused soul-searching and outrage on both sides of the Atlantic.
(RNS) "We are now large enough to spit in God's face," McKibben says of the human race. "And we are."