gay marriage

Mormon church drops anti-LGBT policy

The Mormon church will no longer consider same-sex couples "apostates" and will allow their children to be baptized into the church without special approval from church leaders, the church said in a surprise announcement Thursday.

Methodist church investigates voting irregularities at summit

The United Methodist Church is investigating voting irregularities at its General Conference, which decided last month to reinforce policies that bar openly gay clergy and same-sex marriage, according to the denomination's news service.