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US Anglicans to Vote on Allowing Gay Marriage in Churches

Episcopalians are set to vote Wednesday on allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide. In 2003, the U.S. branch of the global Anglican Communion made the trailblazing move of electing the first openly gay bishop. Since then, many dioceses have allowed their priests to perform civil same-sex weddings.   Still, the church hadn't changed its own laws on marriage.   The vote on gay marriage is...

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