Loading…
Friday, April 25, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Saturday, 6/29/2013

OFFERINGS

Cathedral celebrates Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage

BLADE STAFF AND NEWS SERVICES

WASHINGTON — The National Cathedral rang its bells Wednesday, along with some other Washington places of worship including Presbyterian, Unitarian Universalist, and United Methodist churches, to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decisions on gay marriage.

The cathedral scheduled a prayer service for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender families Wednesday evening to celebrate the ruling.

In a statement, the cathedral’s dean, the Rev. Gary Hall, says the church rang its bells “to celebrate the extension of federal marriage equality to all the same-sex couples modeling God’s love in lifelong covenants.”

Hall said the ruling should serve as a call for Christians to embrace religious marriage equality.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories