Kim Davis said she prayed and fasted over her decision to refuse marriage licenses for same-sex couples.
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(RNS) “When I get to the pearly gates, I’m going to have an answer for what I’ve done for the poor,” says the Ohio governor.
She is reportedly the first clerk to resign rather than abide by a U.S. Supreme Court decision in June making gay marriage legal.
An unprecedented letter from top Mormon leaders on how the LDS church should respond to the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling has started a dialog in many local churches.
(RNS) It seems very unlikely that government would mandate that religious organizations change their policies on gay marriage. It might, however, withdraw tax-exempt status, not from congregations, but from religious organizations.
“I think Jesus would encourage any love affair if it was honest and sincere and was not damaging to anyone else,” the former president said.
(RNS) A favorite talking point among conservative opponents is that the gay marriage ruling is akin to the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. But there are several obstacles to that scenario. Here are six of them …
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) In a statement issued from Lambeth Palace in London, Welby said that the American church’s decision “will cause distress for some and have ramifications for the Anglican Communion as a whole, as well as for its ecumenical and interfaith resolutions.”
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The changes provide as wide a tent as possible for the historic diversity that characterizes the Episcopal Church — guaranteeing access to marriage liturgies to all couples while protecting the conscience of clergy and bishops who dissent theologically.