Lacey Donohue · 11/19/13 10:51PM

A United Methodist minister who was convicted under church law of officiating his son's same-sex marriage was suspended for 30 days on Tuesday. The Rev. Frank Schaefer refused to apologize for his actions, telling jurors that the church "needs to stop judging people based on their sexual orientation."

​Methodist Jury Convicts Pastor for Officiating Gay Son's Wedding

Lacey Donohue · 11/18/13 10:40PM

A United Methodist pastor was convicted Monday of breaking church law for presiding over his son's 2007 same-sex marriage in Massachusetts. The jury will reconvene Tuesday morning in southeastern Pennsylvania for the penalty phase which could range from a reprimand to "losing his credentials."