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Wednesday, June 02, 2004

Proposal to give Canada's Anglicans a go-ahead on same-sex unions is withdrawn
The Associated Press

that Anderson's comments made Wednesday, sted Tuesday. Debate and vote scheduled for 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. EDT. Will be updated. AP Photo planned By RICHARD N. OSTLING AP Religion Writer

ST. CATHARINES, Ontario (AP) - The Anglican Church of Canada seemed ready to edge away from a showdown over homosexuality Wednesday, as the authors of a proposal that would let dioceses provide same-sex blessing ceremonies substituted that bill with one that called for more study.

Delegates expressed concern about the effect a green light for the blessing ceremonies would have on the Canadian church - and internationally in the 77 million-member Anglican Communion of which it is a part.

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