Presbyteries vote to appoint gay ministers in Scotland

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The Church of Scotland has moved another step closer to allowing congregations to appoint gay ministers.

A majority of the Kirk’s presbyteries have now voted in favour of change.

The final decision will be taken at next year’s General Assembly.

The issue has been a consistently controversial one for the church, prompting what Kirk leaders insist is a relatively small number of ministers to quit.

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