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Evangelical Lutherans Urged Not to Discipline Gay Clergy

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Evangelical Lutherans Urged Not to Discipline Gay Clergy

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Evangelical Lutherans Urged Not to Discipline Gay Clergy

Evangelical Lutherans Urged Not to Discipline Gay Clergy

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A national assembly of Evangelical Lutherans urged its bishops not to discipline gay and lesbian ministers who violate a celibacy rule. But the assembly declined to change its rule banning ordination of non-celibate homosexuals.

Jason DeRose is a reporter for Chicago Public Radio.

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