Sydney marriage vows may be illegal
THE Australian Federal Government's Attorney-General, Nicola
Roxon, has suggested that a new draft marriage service devised by
the diocese of Sydney might not be legal.
The draft service, part of a collection of new liturgical
resources being developed by the diocese's liturgical panel, is to
be brought to the diocesan synod in October, but is already in use
in some parishes. It requires the bride to vow to "submit" to her
husband "as the Church submits to Christ". She also commits ...
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