Posts Tagged ‘mixed marriage’

Mixed-marriage ban for Russian Muslims sparks backlash

Monday, November 16th, 2020

A religious ruling that bans Muslim men in Russia from marrying non-Muslim women sparked backlash from senior Muslim clerics across the country this week. The ruling by the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Russia (DUM)’s advisory council of scholars says that interfaith marriages between Muslim men and non-Muslim women are allowed “in isolated cases” that Read more

Catholic royals needn’t raise children in the faith

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Catholic bishops have told the British government that members of the royal family who marry Catholics under the provisions of new legislation will not be obliged to bring up their children as Catholics. During a House of Lords debate, Lord Wallace of Tankerness said he had been assured personally by Monsignor Marcus Stock, general secretary Read more

Mixed marriages bring extra challenges

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

When Catholics marry someone of a different religion they will face extra challenges — and Church leaders must learn how to help them meet the challenges of these mixed marriages, a Vatican official says. The secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Family, Bishop Jean Laffitte, was commenting on a research project conducted by the Read more