NEWS STORY: Methodists Vote for Status Quo on Homosexuality

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c. 2000 Religion News Service CLEVELAND _ In a major setback for pro-gay activists, the United Methodist Church voted decisively on Thursday (May 11) to retain policies prohibiting homosexuals from ordination, banning same-sex union ceremonies and describing homosexuality as “incompatible with Christian teaching.” The votes all carried by 2-to-1 ratios, and the results were expected. […]

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