CHICAGO (RNS) — United Methodist bishops endorsed a plan that would allow individual pastors and regional bodies to decide whether to perform same-sex weddings and ordain or call LGBT people as clergy.
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LONDON (RNS) — Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has indicated how difficult the meeting is likely to be, saying that the leaders of the Anglican provinces would gather together to pray, and even 'to weep with one another.'
(RNS) — 'What most LGBT Catholics want first is simply to feel at home in their parishes, and not be treated like dirt, which many of them are,' said the Rev. James Martin, author of a new book on the Roman Catholic Church and LGBT people.
As Catholicism teaches abstinence before marriages, there is a common perception that Catholic schools would be places without hookup culture. But, are they?
As the cultural tides shift, will progressive Christians make space at the table for conservatives?
(RNS) 'Where many people would say that they’re leaving Boy Scouts, we have many others that are saying that the Boy Scouts left them,' Trail Life USA's CEO said.
Critiquing the church has become taboo among many, but sharing our suffering may help you heal from spiritual wounds.
WINDHOEK, Namibia (RNS) Judgmental attitudes towards gays and lesbians are common in the nation’s Christian churches.
Is it possible to disagree about LGBT issues without demonizing others as haters or heretics, Pharisees or apostates?
InterVarsity says authors will be exempt from their controversial gay marriage termination policy. Why, then, can't the same grace be extended to their accountants, assistants, and executives?
(RNS) During my tenure on staff with InterVarsity, I came to a critical juncture where I recognized that I, as a gay Christian, had nothing legitimate to offer LGBT students on campus.
(RNS) While same-sex marriage has been legal in the United States for more than a year, the organization holds an orthodox theological position on sexuality that views marriage as a union of one man and one woman.
(RNS) Many Christians have accepted secular standards of masculinity that are harmful to men, says Chandler Epp.
"Good Christian Sex" is a Chicago pastor's attempt to free Christians from shame about having sex outside of marriage.