Minister Defrocked Over Officiating Gay Wedding Will Appeal

fromWHYY

United Methodist church officials have defrocked the Rev. Frank Schaefer, who presided over his son's gay wedding.

Correction Dec. 20, 2013

A previous Web introduction incorrectly said that the Rev. Frank Schaefer's congregation was unaware that he presided over his son's 2007 same-sex wedding until this year. In fact, the disciplinary proceedings were prompted by a parishioner's report to church authorities this year.

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