Tag: same sex marriage

World Vision reverses decision to hire Christians in same-sex marriages

Originally published in Christianity Today Only two days after announcing it would hire Christians in same-sex marriages, World Vision US has reversed its ground-breaking decision after weathering intense criticism from evangelical leaders. “The last couple of days have been painful,” president Richard Stearns told reporters this evening. “We feel pain […]

Scotland Becomes 17th country to approve same-sex marriages

Originally published in Charisma News Scotland voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday(February 4, 2014) to allow same-sex marriages, becoming the 17th country to give the green light to gay marriage despite opposition from its main church organizations. The Scottish government, which will hold a referendum on independence from Britain in September, said […]

French parliament approves gay marriage law

Originally published in Charisma News French parliament approved a law allowing same-sex couples to marry and to adopt children on Tuesday, a flagship reform pledge by President Francois Hollande that sparked often violent street protests and a rise in homophobic attacks. Hollande’s “marriage for all” law is the biggest social […]