Contract Marriage

Some articles on marriage, contract marriage:

Clerical Celibacy - Clerical Continence in Christianity - Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries
... In practice, ordination was not an impediment to marriage therefore some priests did marry even after ordination” “The tenth century is claimed to be the high point of clerical marriage in the ... Gregorian Reform, which aimed at eliminating what it called "Nicolaitism", that is clerical marriage, which in spite of being theoretically excluded was in fact practised, and concubinage ... forbid priests, deacons, subdeacons, and monks to have concubines or to contract marriage ...
Uniform Civil Code Of India - Muslims and Uniform Civil Code - Personal Law Under Assault 1985-2005
... divorced woman, the standard of life enjoyed by her during her marriage ... which in many cases in India is not actually given to the wife at marriage, in violation of the intention of the Quran ... India, AIR 1995 SC 153, In each case, the first marriage had been solemnized under the Hindu Marriage Act of 1954 ...

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