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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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  • Episcopal Church Approves Same-Sex Blessing Rites
    The Episcopal Church approved church-wide blessings of same-sex unions, stopping short of approving rites for same-sex marriage but approving liturgy for official rites for same-sex couples. Bishops can begin using "The Witnessing and Blessing of a ...
    07/11/2012 - 5:14 am | View Link
  • Episcopal Church Approves Same Sex Blessing
    The current of acceptance towards same-sex marriage and unions is finally washing over the pews of one of America's largest churches, as the Episcopal Church voted to allow a specific liturgical blessing for the union of same-sex couples. Now priests (with ...
    07/11/2012 - 3:08 am | View Link
  • US Episcopal Church Approves Blessing of Same-Sex Couples
    The U.S. Episcopal Church has approved a new worship service to bless same-sex couples, becoming the largest religious denomination in the United States to accept the union of homosexual couples. The church's House of Deputies, which is split equally ...
    07/11/2012 - 12:44 am | View Link
  • US Episcopal Church approves same-sex blessing service
    The Episcopal Church has become the largest US denomination to bless same-sex relationships. The policy was overwhelmingly approved in a vote at the church's general convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. Church officials stressed the new ceremony, which ...
    07/10/2012 - 6:32 pm | View Link
  • U.S. Episcopal Church approves blessing of gay unions
    The resolution does not mention the word "marriage" and it does not alter the church's standard liturgy for a marriage between a man and a woman, but offers an alternative liturgy for blessing same-sex couples. The measure also gives bishops of the church ...
    07/10/2012 - 3:17 pm | View Link
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    The Episcopal Church’s liturgical rite for blessing same-sex relationships, authorized by General Convention for use in the Episcopal Church beginning the first ...
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