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Swedish church challenges tradition of calling God ‘he’

  • Aired: 12/26/2017
  • 08:33
  • Rating: NR
According to the Church of Sweden, it’s preferable not to refer to God as a "he." The official decision to use gender-neutral language will be a change in the way that many Swedish churchgoers worship -- and one that has divided the country. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on the debate and how it may echo in other countries.
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The God worshipped by Swedish churchgoers is getting a new gender-neutral update.
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