Louisiana Churches Leave Methodist Denomination Amid Schism

The Associated Press reports, “The United Methodist Church, a mainstay of the American religious landscape, has cut ties with 58 churches in its Louisiana conference amid a nationwide schism within the Protestant denomination.”  The decision comes in the midst of controversy and disagreement within the denomination over sexuality and theology. Some churches have decided to disaffiliate over the denomination’s handling of same-sex marriage and the ordination of openly gay clergy.

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