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Late news: win for orthodoxy in Norway

As en went to press, evangelicals and other conservatives had won an important vote in the Norwegian Baptist Union.

Evangelical Focus

131 of the 179 votes cast supported a submission made by the board saying that the annual meeting emphasises ‘the lifelong marriage between one man and one woman’ as the biblical form of cohabitation. This confirms a statement made by the annual meeting in the year 2000 saying that living together in same-sex relationships is not compatible with holding leadership positions in The Baptist Union churches.