Despite campaigns against same-sex marriage, Catholic leaders have avoided doing anything to block gay couples from having their children baptized.
Pope Francis stresses the importance of marriage between a man and a woman at his general audience at the Vatican on April 2.
A Denver congregation of Mennonites licenses the first lesbian in a committed same-sex relationship.
The United Methodist Church calls for charging retired Bishop Melvin Talbert with presiding at the Oct. 26 wedding of two men, which the church forbids.
Licensed therapists are banned from using conversion therapy to try to change a child’s sexual orientation from gay to straight under a bill signed Aug. 19 by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
The Chicago-based Evangelical Lutheran Church in America elects its first openly gay bishop, the Rev. R. Guy Erwin, to oversee churches in Southern California.