Latino Voices. Black Voices. The Society of Friends in Great Britain published A Quaker View of Sex in which they argued that depth of love and commitment, not gender and sexual orientation, were the important aspects of sexuality. That move is final and doesn't need further approval. Archived from the original PDF on 29 September The appointment was voted on in December and, in Marchit was announced that Mary Douglas Glasspool had been elected; becoming only the second openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church.
In the Church of England refused to institute "gay blessing" ceremonies and also affirmed the moratorium on LGBT clergy, this time for all orders of the ministry.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. Under that plan, the statement that homosexuality is at odds with Christianity would have been eliminated. Hundreds of congregations have defected in recent years, in part because of the church's increasingly liberal views on gay issues. The measure approved Friday was sponsored by the Presbytery of Boston.
There was no applause, no cheering.