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Latvian Lutherans reinstate male-only clergy

Although leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia ceased ordaining women in 1993, the change in practice was never made official church policy until this year’s synod.

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United Methodism’s global evangelical transformation

The denomination today is an increasingly evangelical and global body of over 12 million in which Americans will soon be the minority.

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United Methodist leadership recommends deferral of LGBT decisions


The recommendation concerns whether to accept LGBT clergy and allow same-sex marriage.

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African Methodists worry about church that brought them Christianity


American Methodists “are now preaching a different Gospel,” says an African church leader.

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Kenya Anglicans elect new archbishop


Bishop Jackson Nasoore Ole Sapit, 52, a traditionalist who has steered clear of gay issues, will be installed July 3.

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India rejects U.S. religious freedom report


The report says the religious freedom of minorities in India is being violated with support from its ruling party.

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