Coverage Summary: Frank Schaefer Case

Frank Schaefer speaks to media Friday, June 20, after a hearing before the Northeastern Jurisdiction Committee on Appeals. The hearing took place in Linthicum Heights, Md. At left is Dorothee Benz of Methodists in New Directions, an unofficial group in the New York Annual (regional) Conference. She is serving as a consultant for Schaefer.

The United Methodist pastor was reinstated after being defrocked in November 2013 for officiating at his son's same-gender nuptials. Read what The United Methodist Church teaches about human sexuality and follow continuing coverage of this high-profile case.

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