Presbyterians Clear Way For Ordaining Gays, Lesbians

Non-celibate gays and lesbians will become eligible for ordination in the Presbyterian Church following ratification of a constitutional amendment ...

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  • Presbyterians clear way for ordaining gays, lesbians
    FRANKLIN, Ky. -- Non-celibate gays and lesbians will become eligible for ordination in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) following ratification of a constitutional amendment that reverses decades of official policy. The long-debated change came late Tuesday ...
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