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Bishop won't block scholarship award to gay graduate

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The bishop of Davenport, Iowa, has changed his mind and will allow a gay high school student to publicly receive a scholarship awarded by an Iowa organization that supports same-sex marriage.

Bishop Martin Amos never opposed Keaton Fuller of Prince of Peace Catholic High School from receiving the scholarship, awarded by the Eychaner Foundation, but originally barred its presentation by a foundation representative, due to the group's position on same-sex marriage.

An agreement was reached among all sides, and Fuller will receive the $40,000 scholarship May 20 at his graduation from Prince of Peace Catholic School in Clinton, Iowa.

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