South Florida Episcopal Priests Offer Spiritual Support For Gay Unions
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 06:12PM
OutFaith in Covenant, Episcopal, Episcopal Diocese of South Florida, South Florida

By Lois K. Solomon, Sun Sentinel - December 4, 2012

Gay couples who seek spiritual affirmation of their relationships can now sanctify their unions with special blessings at South Florida's Episcopal churches.

Priests in the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida have been given permission to perform a distinct rite, different from the marriage between a man and a woman. Called "The Witnessing and Blessing of a Lifelong Covenant," the ceremony, to be introduced this month, was approved by national convention delegates over the summer. [Read Full Story]

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