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  • Methodists reinstate pastor who presided at gay son's wedding

    A United Methodist pastor who was temporarily defrocked after officiating at his gay son's wedding will be able to stay in the ministry, the denomination's highest court ruled Monday. The decision by the Judicial Council — meeting in Memphis,...
  • Brooklyn prosecutor emerges as a top candidate to lead U.S. Justice Department

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Loretta Lynch, the head federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, is emerging as a leading candidate to replace U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, according to people familiar with the matter, after another top contender withdrew her name...
  • Methodist pastor from Pa. who performed same-sex wedding can keep ordination, council rules

    Methodist pastor from Pa. who performed same-sex wedding can keep ordination, council rules
    A U.S. pastor who was defrocked after officiating his son's same-sex wedding ceremony, and later reinstated, can keep his ordination, a Methodist judicial council has ruled. The church had punished Reverend Frank Schaefer last year by defrocking him...
  • Same-sex marriages get recognition in 6 more states

    Attorney General Eric Holder said on Saturday the U.S. government will recognize same-sex marriages in six more states, bringing to 32 the number of states where couples in gay unions qualify for federal benefits. Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina,...
  • Christian right key to Republican performance in U.S. midterms

    SPRINGDALE Ark. (Reuters) - If Republicans win control of the Senate in the midterm elections they should say a prayer of thanks for Christian conservatives. Although they get little attention from candidates, white evangelical Christian voters are...
  • Fitzpatrick, Strouse spar on abortion, Ebola, other issues

    Fitzpatrick, Strouse spar on abortion, Ebola, other issues
    Viewpoints on abortion, the Ebola virus, marijuana and health care — and nearly $2 million in campaign cash — now divide Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick and Kevin Strouse, his Democratic challenger for the 8th Congressional...
  • John M. Crisp: States should pay more attention to death options

    These days in America you can do all sorts of things legally, if you don't mind leaving home. For example, if you want to cavort with prostitutes, we have a state for that. If you want to smoke marijuana, we have two states for that, Colorado and...
  • Celia Rivenbark: A race to the bottom for campaign ads

    Aunt Verlie recently told me that she no longer watches the nightly news and she doesn't even miss her longtime crush Brian Williams. "Between all the Ebola and all the lying politicians, I couldn't take it anymore," she said while perusing the "CBS...
  • U.S. pastor who led son's same-sex marriage can keep ordination: council

    (Reuters) - A U.S. pastor who was defrocked after officiating his son's same-sex wedding ceremony, and later reinstated, can keep his ordination, a Methodist judicial council has ruled. The church had punished Reverend Frank Schaefer last year by...
  • Pastor once defrocked over same-sex wedding to keep ministry

    A United Methodist pastor who was temporarily defrocked last year after he officiated at his gay son’s wedding will retain his ministry after a final ruling Monday by the denomination’s highest court. The ruling by the church’s...
  • Scary thought: Two Floridas better than one

    Scary thought: Two Floridas better than one
    If there can be a North Dakota and South Dakota, why not a North Florida and South Florida? It seems every few years I ask this question, because every few years secessionist sentiment flares up among some angry, grandstanding politicians. The latest...