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12:37 pm
Sun July 22, 2012

Alabama Bishop Won't Allow Blessing of Gay Unions

Rt. Rev. Kee Loan, Alabama's Episcopal Bishop
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) —

An Episcopal bishop in Alabama says he won't allow priests in his diocese to bless same-sex unions for the time being.

Bishop Kee Sloan voted in favor of creating a new blessing for same-sex couples in July during a national convention of the Episcopal Church. Sloan's diocese is part of the larger Episcopal denomination, which claims roughly 2 million members.

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