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:
The rest of this article is only available to subscribers.
© 2016 Augsburg Fortress, Publishers