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Ruling greeted with confusion, hope

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The only openly gay bishop in The United Methodist Church is still a bishop, despite a ruling that confused many in the church.

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Review all clergy qualifications, court says

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United Methodist boards of ordained ministry cannot ignore the issue of homosexuality when evaluating clergy candidates, the Judicial Council has ruled.

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Consecration of gay bishop against church law

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Judicial Council, top court for The United Methodist Church, says bishop “in good standing” until due process completed.

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2 United Methodists among 10 mysterious deaths

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Two United Methodists are among 10 who died after eating food at a funeral and a third remains in critical condition. Health officials have ruled out Ebola.

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What does it mean to be evangelical?

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Plenty of United Methodists of varied theological perspectives claim the name evangelical. Just don’t call them fundamentalists. Here is why.

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From brothel madam to Methodist mission founder

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United Methodist's research sheds light on Mary `Madam' Volino, whose conversion yielded a Texas ministry now in its 122nd year.

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Spectators pray, sing at Judicial Council

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About 200 people prayed, sang and celebrated Holy Communion before and after a Judicial Council hearing on whether a gay bishop can be elected and consecrated in The United Methodist Church.

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