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Lesbian Pastor Could Be Forced from Church

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Lesbian Pastor Could Be Forced from Church

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Lesbian Pastor Could Be Forced from Church

Lesbian Pastor Could Be Forced from Church

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Last year, United Methodist Pastor Beth Stroud told her Philadelphia congregation that she was gay and in an active relationship with a woman. Now, church leaders must decide if she can remain in the ministry. NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty reports.