The cake was ordered for an International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia event in May, and another bakery accepted the order after Ashers declined
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'Gay cake' row: Fr Tim Bartlett withdraws engagement with gay groups over cake case

A priest has said he will withdraw engagement with groups from the gay community until the right of all people to freedom of conscience is respected.

Fr Tim Bartlett was responding to an Equality Commission decision to take a civil action against a Christian-owned bakery firm.

Earlier this year, Ashers Baking Company refused to bake a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan.

Ita Dungan reports.

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