Danish gay couples granted equal marriage in church

The Danish Folketing has voted overwhelmingly in favour of a full ecclesiastical marriage service in the national Evangelical-Lutheran church for homosexual couples, to be instituted as a full, official marriage equal to that of heterosexual couples. After a lengthy and sometimes heated debate, which ran some three hours over the allotted time, 85 members voted […]

San Francisco Churches Endorse Gay Marriage

Protestant and Jewish leaders have praised Gavin Newsom, the Mayor of San Francisco for issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Many of the synagogues and churches in the city had already been blessing gay couples with commitment ceremonies. The Rev. Karen Oliveto, pastor of the Bethany United Methodist Church said, “This is a good and […]