Some conservative Christians say orthodox believers can support lifelong, monogamous gay relationships without undermining their commitment to biblical authority.
Is the nation’s second-largest Protestant denomination facing a split because of an inability to resolve disputes about sexuality and church doctrine?
Pope Francis stresses the importance of marriage between a man and a woman at his general audience at the Vatican on April 2.
Catholic military chaplains cannot be forced to witness or bless a same-sex marriage, nor are they allowed to take part in any marriage counseling retreats open to gay couples.
Conservatives are rallying around a House bill designed to protect religious people who advocate for traditional marriage — a belief, they say, that is held in increasing contempt.
The top court of the United Methodist Church is set to consider rulings challenging church teaching on homosexuality.
Some say current proposals for a new Anglican Communion covenant don’t go far enough to heal the conflict over homosexuality.
The rights of religious groups or individuals that object to same-sex marriage continue to clash with those pursued by gay-rights advocates.
Princeton University law professor Dr. Robert P. George addresses some 175 pastors, church workers and lay leaders at the “Speaking the Truth in Love: A Compassionate Response to Same-Sex Attraction and Same-Sex Marriage” conference in Mundelein, Ill.
Licensed therapists are banned from using conversion therapy to try to change a child’s sexual orientation from gay to straight under a bill signed Aug. 19 by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
A fledgling organization that opposed the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to accept openly gay Scouts announces July 9 it will launch an alternative group with a Christian worldview.
Religious leaders in Africa strongly rebuke President Obama’s call to decriminalize homosexuality, suggesting it’s the reason why he received a less-than-warm welcome during a recent trip to the continent.
Responding to the June 26 decision striking down part of a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman, the LCMS issues a statement saying “we are saddened for our nation, even as we call our fellow Christians to faithfulness and prayer.”
A statement by the Rev. Bart Day, executive director, Office of National Mission
The LCMS hosts a “tweet chat” on marriage June 19, allowing participants to pose questions and share answers and resources. It was a first for the Synod.