by Kiley Crossland
Posted 12/04/14, 11:45 am
Support for same-sex marriage voiced last week by one of Finland’s top religious leaders prompted thousands of Fins to resign their membership in the Finnish Lutheran Church.
Finland’s parliament narrowly approved a measure legalizing same-sex marriage by a vote of 105 to 92 on Friday. Following the vote, Kari Mäkinen, the Lutheran Archbishop of Finland, praised the outcome in a statement on Facebook.