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.

The church this week ratified a new policy allowing ministers to perform same-sex marriages, but some clergy members say they won't.

March 21 2015 6:00 AM

A Tennessee Presbyterian church body approves an inclusive definition of marriage, as others around the nation prepare to vote.

January 13 2015 4:31 PM

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.

June 19 2014 5:42 PM

Daniel Vigilante was ordained at a Minneapolis church on Saturday.

August 26 2013 2:21 PM