Methodist panel overturns decision to defrock pastor who presided over gay son's wedding

  • by: MARYCLAIRE DALE , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 24, 2014 - 6:35 PM

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania pastor who broke church law by presiding over his son's same-sex wedding ceremony and then became an outspoken activist for gay rights can return to the pulpit after a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday overturned a decision to defrock him.

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