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Ed Rowe, left, Rebecca Wilson, Robin Hager and Jill Zundel, react to the defeat of a proposal that would allow LGBT clergy and same-sex marriage within the United Methodist Church. (Sid Hastings/AP)
Ed Rowe, left, Rebecca Wilson, Robin Hager and Jill Zundel, react to the defeat of a proposal that would allow LGBT clergy and same-sex marriage within the United Methodist Church. (Sid Hastings/AP)
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At the end of last month, the United Methodist General Conference met in St. Louis and voted to strengthen its ban on same-sex marriages and LGBTQ clergy.

Methodists are the country's second-largest Protestant church, and they have a long history here in New England. But the conference's vote runs contrary to most Methodist churches in New England, which remain inclusive of LGBTQ parishioners.

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Rev. Robert Hill, dean of the Marsh Chapel at Boston University, a professor of theology, and an elder in the United Methodist Church

This segment aired on March 12, 2019.

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