Thomson ReutersJanuary 10, 2013 13:46
* White House asked Rev. Louie Giglio to deliver benediction
* Atlanta pastor called homosexuality a sin in 1990s sermon (Adds quotes, background)
By Samuel P. Jacobs
WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The pastor selected to deliver the benediction at President Barack Obama's inauguration withdrew from the ceremony on Thursday after being attacked for making anti-gay comments.