Methodist Church Sends Mixed Signals on Gay Clergy The highest court of the Methodist Church rules that practicing homosexuals cannot be ordained ministers. But the court also rules that it can't revisit the case of Karen Dahmman, an openly lesbian minister acquitted in March of breaking church law. The rulings leave unsettled the issue of gays in the church. NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty reports.
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Methodist Church Sends Mixed Signals on Gay Clergy

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Methodist Church Sends Mixed Signals on Gay Clergy

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Methodist Church Sends Mixed Signals on Gay Clergy

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The highest court of the Methodist Church rules that practicing homosexuals cannot be ordained ministers. But the court also rules that it can't revisit the case of Karen Dahmman, an openly lesbian minister acquitted in March of breaking church law. The rulings leave unsettled the issue of gays in the church. NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty reports.