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The Danish Church in Buenos Aires performs marriages between same-sex couples.
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The blessing of same-sex unions became a subject of media attention in the Vancouver area in May, when Bishop Michael Ingham of the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster announced that he had given priests in some parishes the authority to bless gay and lesbian unions.