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Veils undoubtedly emerged as tradition from Egypt and Jewish culture, Islam in Middle East tradition, adopted by tribes in England, and Celtics, as a remnant of bride stealing, and bride purchase, carried down to modern times after experiments of its makeover and marketing as an artical of beauty and purity, an essential for formal weddings. Will same sex ...


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First, discipline and punishment are separate things. Discipline molds. Punishment penalizes. Dumbed-down Americanized English tends to confuse the two. Yet, both have their uses. Whether they're okay depends on who one asks and which way the political winds are blowing at the moment. Second, in addition to the first answer above, it is debatable ...


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Code of Canon Law Can. 1060 Marriage possesses the favor of law; therefore, in a case of doubt, the validity of a marriage must be upheld until the contrary is proven. Thus the Church recognizes the marriages of non-Catholics as well and considers them valid until proven otherwise. Answering assuming the party with no encumbrances is Catholic ...


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Jehovah's Witnesses believe adultery is the only appropriate reason for divorce. "You have heard the law that says, 'A man can divorce his wife by merely giving her a written notice of divorce.' But I say that a man who divorces his wife, unless she has been unfaithful, causes her to commit adultery. And anyone who marries a divorced woman also ...


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According to its wikipedia article, the Anglican publication 'Common Worship: Services and Prayers for the Church of England' was launched in the year 2000 and was a successor to the Alternative Service Book (ASB) of 1980, which was an authorized alternative to the Book of Common Prayer of 1662. The form of the wedding service in the first trial use volume ...


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I am unable to find reference to any official sects or doctrines which permit open-relationships (as distinct from polygamy and various forms of plural marriage). However, there certainly are a minority of Christians who practice various forms of open-relationships. The Liberated Christians web site* has a section about various forms of open relationships ...


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Here's a better, more appropriate answer on my part. My answer pertained to polygamy, which of course is incorrect in this case - however: This Wikipedia article on open marriages indicates the following, emphasis my own: Some critics object to open marriages on the ground that open marriages violate religious principles. For example, open marriages ...


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Catechism of the catholic Church 2383 The separation of spouses while maintaining the marriage bond can be legitimate in certain cases provided for by canon law [Cf. CIC, cann. 1151-1155.]. If civil divorce remains the only possible way of ensuring certain legal rights, the care of the children, or the protection of inheritance, it can be ...


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Q. [Pre-cana priest] Are you a Virgin? A. [First appropriate response] May I ask why? [establishing relevancy vs. morbid curiosity] Relevancy: In the case of pre-marital sex being the reason for the lose of virginity. Reading the question, I was thinking under what circumstances pre-marital sex might come up and it is in, for example, the following two ...


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Catechism of the Catholic Church: Mixed marriages and disparity of cult 1633 In many countries the situation of a mixed marriage (marriage between a Catholic and a baptized non-Catholic) often arises. It requires particular attention on the part of couples and their pastors. A case of marriage with disparity of cult (between a Catholic and ...



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