Presbyterian Church Drops Ban on Gay Clergy

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will soon allow the ordination of gay and lesbian clergy members. A majority of the denomination’s regional governing bodies–which are called presbyteries–have agreed to lift the requirement that unmarried clergy remain celibate, which was previously part of the church’s constitution. The change was approved by the church’s national assembly last year, […]

Presbyterians Work with Anti-Corruption Group

The Louisville-based Presbyterian Church USA is bolstering its partnership with an anti-corruption organization called Publish What You Pay. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Last year, the Presbyterian Church USA joined Publish What You Pay. It’s a group of organizations combating fraud in developing countries by urging governments to disclose revenues from the oil, gas and […]