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Utah asks Supreme Court to halt same-sex marriage recognition



If the high court declines to intervene, same-sex marriages performed in Utah during the brief window when such unions were legal will be eligible for spousal benefits on July 21.

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.

Church of England approves women bishops

The General Synod of the Church of England votes 351 to 72 to allow women bishops.

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.

Utah to appeal gay marriage case to Supreme Court

The Utah attorney general says he’ll challenge an appellate ruling that declared the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.

Religious leaders ask Congress to support immigrant children

The emergency funds would go toward helping children who have entered the United States without lawful immigration papers and without a parent or guardian.

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.

Wheaton College gets pass on contraception mandate

The Supreme Court offers a further sign that it favors letting employers with religious objections avoid the Obama administration’s so-called contraception mandate.

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.

Baptizing children of gay couples — new battleground?

Despite campaigns against same-sex marriage, Catholic leaders have avoided doing anything to block gay couples from having their children baptized.

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Content is prepared by LCMS Communications.