Presidents Urge Methodist Church to End Antigay Rule

January 11, 2019

The 93 presidents of United Methodist Church colleges and universities this month adopted a statement urging "full inclusion" in the church for all people, including those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Church leaders are currently considering proposals to end a ban on “self-avowed practicing homosexuals” from being ordained as ministers and forbidding pastors from marrying them in the church, Religion News Service reported.

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