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Gay clergy: Where large Protestant churches stand

Published 08/22/2009

A look at where the largest Protestant churches stand on the issue of gay clergy: United Methodist Church: 7.9 million U.S. members. The most conservative of the largest mainline denominations on gay clergy. An effort to repeal a ban on noncelibate gay clergy failed at the church’s last General Conference, in 2008.

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