D.C. churches torn on defying gay marriage rules

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WASHINGTON (RNS) In this city, the Rev. Mary Kay Totty can now marry same-sex couples. But in the United Methodist Church, the denomination that ordained Totty two decades ago, that act could get her defrocked. Totty, 46, said she’s willing to take the risk. “The institutional church has for so many years oppressed and excluded […]