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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.

Leading Presbyterian Minister Backtracks on Support for Same-Sex Marriage

After being criticized for positive comments on same-sex marriage, Rev. Eugene Peterson said he takes "a biblical view of marriage: one man to one woman."


Not All Presbyterians OK With Church Marriage Equality

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

Which Faith Just Took a Step Toward Equal Marriage?

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.

WATCH: Minnesota Presbyterians Ordain First Openly Gay Minister

Daniel Vigilante was ordained at a Minneapolis church on Saturday.