A Tennessee Presbyterian church body approves an inclusive definition of marriage, as others around the nation prepare to vote.
The latest news about the Presbyterian Church, the largest Protestant religious denomination in the United States. Although attitudes vary, the Presbyterian Church in the U.S. is generally inclusive of LGBT people, with many holding positions of authority within the church. In the United States, membership is nearly two million members. The faith dates back to the 16th century Protestant Reformation and the writings of the French theologian John Calvin. We stay on top of developments so that you can stay informed about this issue.
June 19 2014 4:42 PM ET
If a majority of regional bodies affirm a vote taken today at the denomination's General Assembly, same-sex couples will be entitled to church weddings.