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Saturday, March 18, 2006

Morman Church Considering Excommunication of Member Who Married His Gay Partner in Canada

It has been reported that the Mormon Church is threatening to excommunicate a longtime member after he legally married his male partner in Canada. The member says that he was recently informed by a senior church official that his life is incompatible with the doctrine of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and that a disciplinary council would address the matter. If excommunicated, this would be would be the first time a Mormon in a legal, same-sex marriage was punished by the church.  Source:  Advocate.com.   For the complete story, please click here (last visited March 18, 2006, reo).

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