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Swedish vicar to make history with first gay church marriage in Spain

Father Gunnar Sjöberg will conduct the first church wedding for two men in Spain. Photo by Magnus Aronson.

Published: 24.May.2018 12:00 hrs

A Swedish vicar is about to become the first priest in Spain to conduct a gay wedding.

On Saturday Gunnar Sjöberg, a Swedish vicar, will marry two men in a wedding ceremony on the beach in Torrevieja and make Spanish history.

For although same sex unions have been accepted by law in Spain since 2005 and tens of thousands have been conducted in town halls since then, it will be the first time that a wedding will have been conducted by a man of the cloth.

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