Saturday, August 11, 2007

Lutherans Resolve to End Clergy Discrimination

Reuters is reporting:

Lutherans to allow pastors in gay relationships
‘That is huge,’ says spokesman for 4.8 million-member church

CHICAGO - Clergy members who are in homosexual relationships will be able to serve as pastors, the largest U.S. Lutheran body said Saturday.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America passed a resolution at its annual assembly urging bishops to refrain from disciplining pastors who are in “faithful committed same-gender relationships.”

The resolution passed by a vote of 538-431.

Read the rest here.

And "BRAVO!" for our Lutheran brothers and sisters!

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