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Friday, July 23, 2004

My condolences to my Kirk friends . . .

 . . . those whom this will sadden and those who cannae see why some would be saddened. It occurs to me that today's postings are going to read like a caricature of a crazed fundamentalist Catholic, but intelligent comment will have to wait for another day.

A FORMER soldier and his partner became the first same-sex couple to be blessed by a Church of Scotland minister, in a ceremony at a pub yesterday.

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Mr Whyte said he would not have blessed the union if he did not agree with it. "It was not easy carrying out a ceremony in a pub, but it is where people are and this is real life. I look forward to the day when we have legal recognition of same-sex relationships." (Scotsman)