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Ministry shifts course on gay rights

NEW YORK — The president of a Christian ministry dedicated to helping gays repress their sexual urges through prayer apologized to the gay community Thursday and said the group is shutting down.

Alan Chambers of Exodus International said he now wants to devote his efforts to reconciliation. The work of Exodus has infuriated many gay-rights activists.

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