LOUISVILLE, KY: Episcopal Rector Forced to resign because he would not Perform Gay Weddings | Virtueonline – The Voice for Global Orthodox Anglicanism

The Rev. Jonathan Erdman, rector of Calvary Church in Louisville, KY, is resigning because he could not in good conscience perform gay weddings. He will leave his church Jan. 10, 2016.

The vestry of his parish had been trying to force him out since the Episcopal Church authorized priests to perform gay weddings, and Fr. Jonathan, a high churchman, said he would not do that. The vestry has the support of Kentucky Episcopal Bishop Terry Allen White, who was complicit in the forced resignation of Erdman from his position as rector of the Church.At last summer’s General Convention, The Episcopal Church adopted a resolution allowing gay marriage but also stipulating that it would honor theological diversity and specifically, “That no bishop, priest, deacon or lay person should be coerced or penalized in any manner, nor suffer any canonical disabilities, as a result of his or her theological objection to or support for the 78th General Convention’s action contained in this resolution.”…

Source: LOUISVILLE, KY: Episcopal Rector Forced to resign because he would not Perform Gay Weddings | Virtueonline – The Voice for Global Orthodox Anglicanism

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