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DignityUSA Sees Challenge Ahead in New Papacy

DignityUSA Press Release Washington, DC – The leadership of DignityUSA, the organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Catholics reacted with dismay to the election of Cardinal Ratzinger as the new Pope. DignityUSA President Sam Sinnett said, “The new Pope is seen as the

Cades Cove (TN) Methodist Church

Stroud To File Appeal of Church Trial Decision

United Methodist News Service (Dec. 27, 2004) – Irene Elizabeth “Beth” Stroud has decided to appeal the Dec. 2 decision by a United Methodist trial court to revoke her ministerial credentials. Then the associate pastor at First United Methodist Church of Germantown in Philadelphia, she

Cades Cove (TN) Methodist Church

Pennsylvania Lesbian Pastor To Face Church Trial

Press Release After sharing publicly that she is a lesbian in a covenant relationship with a partner, The Rev. Irene Elizabeth Stroud will face a United Methodist church trial beginning on December 1, 2004. The purpose of the trial is to determine if Rev. Stroud

Wedding rings on dictionary

Major Same-Sex Marriage Victory in Canada

Metropolitan Community Churches Press Release HALIFAX — Nova Scotia has became the 6th Canadian province to grant same-sex marriage rights to LGBT couples. Justice M. Heather Robertson of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia ruled this week that the definition of marriage must be “the

Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis

Church Within a Church Movement Sets Course

(Chicago, Illinois) — The progressive grassroots Church Within A Church Movement in the United Methodist Church, met October 14-16 in Chicago for its regular semi-annual Coordinating Team Meeting. The agenda included joining a larger meeting of multiple progressive United Methodist caucuses to learn more ways