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Methodist Defrocking Overturned, Pastor Frank Schaefer Will Continue To Support Gay Community

Pastor Frank Schaefer from Pennsylvania broke church laws by presiding over his son’s same-sex marriage. On Tuesday, the United Methodist Church appeals panel overturned the decision to defrock Schaefer. The panel, which consists of nine people, urged the church to restore Schaefer’s pastoral credentials. The wedding ceremony happened in 2007 and Schaefer was suspended and then defrocked, as he did …

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