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Presbyterians vote to allow gay marriage

The Presbyterian Church (USA) votes to allow gay and lesbian weddings, making it among the largest Christian denominations to take an embracing step toward same-sex marriage.

Embroiled over Israel, Presbyterians invite rabbi to speak

The rabbi who heads the largest branch of Judaism in North America will appeal directly to the Presbyterian Church (USA) to step back from a series of critical resolutions aimed at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Presbyterians stir debate by rejecting popular new hymn

The committee putting together a new hymnal for the Presbyterian Church (USA) drops the popular hymn “In Christ Alone” because the song’s authors refused to change a phrase about the wrath of God.