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Turmoil in United Methodist Church as conference debates homosexual ministers, weddings

February 28, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: In a close vote (438-384), the United Methodist General Conference 2019 “affirmed the church’s current bans on ordaining LGBTQ clergy and officiating at or hosting same-sex marriage,” in the words of the report. Formed in 1968 from the merger of two denominations, the United Methodist Church claims 12.7 million members, just under 7 million of whom live in the United States.

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