The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Study finds sexually active gay clergy

Gay and lesbian clergy in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America are in sexual relationships despite the church's expectation that they remain celibate, according to a report titled "Pulpit Fiction." The study compiled the stories of 35 ELCA pastors identified by "word of mouth." The report identified pastors not by name but by the following information:

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