Censured • Jane Adams Spahr, retired Presbyterian Church (USA) minister, for performing same-sex marriages in 2008. The ruling came from the PC(USA)'s highest court.

Retiring • Arlin and Rebekah Horton, founders and leaders of textbook giant A Beka Book, Pensacola Christian College, and other ministries.

Murdered • Robinson Cavilcanti, bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Recife, Brazil, by his 29-year-old adopted son. Cavilcanti had close ties to conservative U.S. Anglicans.

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