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GERMAN LUTHERANS APPROVE BLESSING FOR GAY PARTNERS

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Source: Reuters News Agency, 1997-FEB-9

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Welt am Sonntag, a German newspaper, said that on FEB-7 a Protestant church council in northern Germany had voted in favor of blessing the relationships of same-sex partners, as long as their partnership resembles a marriage. The Lutheran church synod is located in the town of Rendsburg.

The bishops of the Lutheran Church have veto power over the decision; they have a month to decide whether to exercise that veto.

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