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Friday, August 21, 2009
ELCA APPROVES PRACTICING HOMOSEXUALS AS PASTORS AND ON CLERGY ROSTER
Today, August 21, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America voted 559 to 451 to approve the rostering of practicing homosexual and lesbian persons to their clergy roster if they are living "in lifelong, monogamous, same-gender relationships."