LGBTQ Politics

Supreme Court declines $100M Episcopal Church property case, lets breakaway diocese's victory stand

"In orders released Monday, the high court denied certiorari in the combined cases of All Saints’ Episcopal Church v. Diocese of Fort Worth and The Episcopal Church et al. v. Diocese of Fort Worth. As a result, an earlier ruling awarding the 60 church properties to the breakaway diocese that voted to leave the denomination over theological differences on issues like same-sex marriage and the ordination of women will stand." - C.Post

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Max Lucado apologizes for past sermon on homosexuality after critics slam National Cathedral invitation

“I wounded people in ways that were devastating....I should have done better. It grieves me that my words have hurt or been used to hurt the LGBTQ community. I apologize to you and I ask forgiveness of Christ.” - C.Post

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Progressive United Methodists announce new denomination: Liberation Methodist Connexion

"'The timeline of the Holy Spirt is driving our decision to launch LMX at this moment, and we are responding to that call,' the Rev. Althea Spencer-Miller said during a presentation Sunday evening following the denomination’s first online worship service." - RNS

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US appeals court rules bans on therapy for unwanted same-sex attraction unconstitutional

"In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit declared unconstitutional two ordinances banning sexual orientation change efforts therapy — which is often derisively called 'conversion therapy' — in the city of Boca Raton and Palm Beach County, Florida." - CPost

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United Methodist’s 2021 General Conference Could Split the Denomination—It May Also Have to Be Virtual

"The stakes are high. The coming General Conference faces multiple proposals to resolve longtime debate over homosexuality by splitting the denomination along theological lines." - C.Leaders

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Churches leave Mennonite denomination over theology, LGBT stance

"Pastor Brent Kipfer of Maple View Mennonite Church in Wellesley told the magazine that his church began a discernment process after members of the evangelical congregation noticed a 'more widely varying theological diversity within MC Eastern Canada and MC Canada.'" - CPost

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