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Episcopal Church approves same-sex blessing rite

Episcopalians approved a churchwide ceremony Tuesday to bless same-sex couples, the latest decisive step toward accepting homosexuality by a denomination that nine years ago elected the first openly gay bishop....

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    Some East Tennessee churches will be able to bless the relationships of same-sex couples next year, under the directive of a local religious leader.
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    2011 AP photo. Rev. Christopher D. Hofer, right, and his partner of 17 years, Kerry Brady, sit in the Episcopal Church of St. Jude in Wantagh, N.Y.
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