Evangelical Lutherans Overwhelmingly Vote to Approve Declaration of Unity With Roman Catholics

Evangelical Lutherans Overwhelmingly Vote to Approve Declaration of Unity With Roman Catholics

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) voted overwhelmingly last week to approve a declaration of unity with the Roman Catholic Church in an endeavor to “enumerate the many points of agreement between Lutherans and Catholics”—a move that some state is contrary to biblical Christianity. The “Declaration on the Way” was approved 931-9 […]

‘Pope Francis’ Claims Mary Was ‘Assumed Into Heaven Body and Soul’ on Feast of Assumption

‘Pope Francis’ Claims Mary Was ‘Assumed Into Heaven Body and Soul’ on Feast of Assumption

ROME — Jorge Bergoglio, also known as “Pope Francis,” asked for Mary to intercede for the oppressed on Monday and claimed to the thousands gathered to observe what is known as the Roman Catholic “Feast of the Assumption” that she had been “assumed into Heaven body and soul.” “To the Queen of Peace, who we contemplate today in […]

Lesbian United Methodist Minister Placed on Leave Following Complaint

Lesbian United Methodist Minister Placed on Leave Following Complaint

EDGERTON, Kansas — A lesbian United Methodist minister in Kansas has been placed on involuntary leave following a complaint over a January sermon in which she came out about her same-sex attractions despite the denomination’s prohibitions against homosexual ministers. On Jan. 3, Cynthia Meyer announced to Edgerton United Methodist Church, where she had served since July, […]

Canadian Anglican Bishops Denounce Vote to Approve Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Canadian Anglican Bishops Denounce Vote to Approve Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. — A group of bishops within the Anglican Church of Canada have released a statement denouncing this month’s vote within the General Synod to give the green light to allow same-sex nuptials within the denomination. As previously reported, the Anglican Church of Canada voted on July 12 to approve of same-sex “marriage” a […]

‘Pope’-Endorsed Ecumenical ‘Together 2016’ Unites Christians, Catholics in Nation’s Capital

‘Pope’-Endorsed Ecumenical ‘Together 2016’ Unites Christians, Catholics in Nation’s Capital

WASHINGTON — Thousands of youth flocked to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Saturday for the ecumenical gathering “Together 2016,” which sought to unite those of various backgrounds to “stand together for Jesus,” and had been preceded by an online endorsement from “Pope Francis,” the head of Roman Catholicism. The event featured speakers such as […]

United Methodists Elect Open Lesbian for Bishop Despite Prohibition

United Methodists Elect Open Lesbian for Bishop Despite Prohibition

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Delegates at the United Methodist Western Jurisdictional Conference have voted to elect an open lesbian as bishop despite prohibitions against such appointments. Karen Oliveto of Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco was elected on the 17th ballot after several others withdrew from the election, including one other openly homosexual candidate. According to reports, […]

Anglican ‘Church’ of Canada Votes to Approve Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Anglican ‘Church’ of Canada Votes to Approve Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. — The Anglican Church of Canada has voted to approve of same-sex “marriage” a day after a miscount resulted in reports that the measure had been struck down. “A minister may only solemnize a marriage between persons of the same sex if authorized by the diocesan bishop,” the resolution, moved by minister Colin Johnson, […]

UK United Reformed Church Votes to Allow Same-Sex ‘Weddings’ in Houses of Worship

UK United Reformed Church Votes to Allow Same-Sex ‘Weddings’ in Houses of Worship

SOUTHPORT, U.K. — The United Reformed Church (URC) in the United Kingdom has overwhelmingly voted to allow same-sex “weddings” to be held in houses of worship. “Today the URC has made an important decision at which some will rejoice and with which others will be uncomfortable,” General Secretary John Proctor said in a statement. Those […]

Apologist Defends Group at Center of Tattoo, Beer ‘Church Plant’ Fundraisers Amid Growing Concerns

Apologist Defends Group at Center of Tattoo, Beer ‘Church Plant’ Fundraisers Amid Growing Concerns

A well-known apologist and debater whose son-in-law was recently shown in a live online video obtaining a tattoo at one of the fundraisers for his congregation’s proposed church plant has let loose on those questioning the group over the matter, and is calling out media reports—including the one from this publication, which first released the […]

United Methodists Nominate Three Openly Homosexual Candidates for Bishop Despite Prohibition

United Methodists Nominate Three Openly Homosexual Candidates for Bishop Despite Prohibition

Two jurisdictions under the United Methodist Church have nominated openly homosexual candidates for bishop despite prohibitions against such appointments. Karen Oliveto, David Meredith and Frank Wulf were all nominated during the meetings of the Western and North Central jurisdictions last month, with their nomination being publicly announced earlier this week by Reconciling Ministries, a homosexual advocacy group […]

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