Denmark to Allow Gay Church Weddings

Written by scott on November 23rd, 2011

ChurchDenmark’s government wants to allow same-sex couples to get married in formal church weddings, instead of the short blessing ceremonies that the state Lutheran Church currently offers.

The government said Wednesday it’s preparing to launch a proposal in February to change Denmark’s marriage laws.

In 1989, Denmark became the first country to allow registered gay partnerships. Since 1997, gay couples in Denmark can be wed in special blessing ceremonies at the end of the regular church service.

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