Here is your Religion News Roundup excerpt for today.
By Yonat Shimron
c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission
Nine years after the Episcopal Church shook the world of religion by ordaining an openly gay bishop, its House of Deputies voted 171-50 to enable priests who have the approval of their bishops to bestow the church’s blessing on gay couples.
Meanwhile, across the pond, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a letter to be read in all Mormon congregations in Britain confirming the “need to protect and promote marriage as the union of one man and one woman as husband and wife.”
Technology-wise, that same church is not waiting on the sidelines. It has applied for the right to own web suffixes .mormon and .lds.