Should the church’s ban on same-sex marriage be upheld? Methodists from around the world will discuss that and other issues at their May 10-20 General Conference in Portland.
“First Things,” a conservative religious publication, launches a movement encouraging pastors to refuse to perform marriages as representatives of the state.
The same-sex marriage movement loses its first major case in a federal appeals court Nov. 6 after a lengthy string of victories.
A day after signaling a warmer embrace of gays and divorced Catholics, conservative cardinals say church teaching won’t change.
Despite campaigns against same-sex marriage, Catholic leaders have avoided doing anything to block gay couples from having their children baptized.
Chants of “one man, one woman” ring out on the Capitol lawn June 19 as several thousand people take part in the March for Marriage.
The Presbyterian Church (USA) votes to allow gay and lesbian weddings, making it among the largest Christian denominations to take an embracing step toward same-sex marriage.