(RNS) But the United Methodist Church’s first openly gay bishop 'remains in good standing.'
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(RNS) At last year's meeting in Portland, Ore., United Methodists voted to defer all decisions about human sexuality to a specially appointed commission and left the door open for a special session.
(RNS) Despite controversy, Bishop Karen Oliveto tells RNS the feedback she has received since her election has been 'nothing but a deluge of wonderfully loving emails from around the world.'
(RNS) The United Methodist Church elected and consecrated the Rev. Karen Oliveto as its first openly LGBT bishop in a move the head of its Council of Bishops says 'raises significant concerns and questions of church polity and unity.'