Lutheran Church of America elects first openly gay bishop

Los Angeles: The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America elected its first openly gay bishop to a six-year term at an annual assembly in Southern California, officials said. The Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. The election of Rev. Dr. R. Guy Erwin came on Friday after the church’s controversial rule change in 2009 that allowed gays and … Read more

Bridge collapses into river in Washington State of US

Los Angeles: A highway bridge over a river in the northwestern US state of Washington partially collapsed Thursday, sending cars and people plunging into the water below without causing any fatalities.The Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. Three people were fished out but there were no reports of serious injuries or fatalities in the incident, which … Read more