Marriage

Parliament Removes “Conscientious Objection”

Parliament’s second House, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), today, 1 July 2020, adopted the Civil Union Amendment Bill. The effect of this Bill is to remove the “conscientious objection clause” in section 6 of the Civil Union Act. This will force State marriage officers and magistrates to solemnise same-sex marriages – potentially in violation …

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Hounded for Fidelity to Christian Marriage

Beloftebos is a beautiful events and wedding venue nestling amongst gracious oak trees and billed as a unique setting for memorable occasions. Loosely translated, the word means “Forest of Promises,” – conjuring up an image perfectly fitting for unforgettable marriage ceremonies. Located near Hermanus in the Western Cape, this tranquil and luscious location has been …

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Humanae Vitae: The Encyclical that Condemned the Sexual Revolution

On 25 July, the feast of Saint James the Apostle, the Church observes the anniversary of the publication of the Encyclical Humanae Vitae (Of Human Life), by Pope Paul VI [in 1968].1 The Sexual Revolution The context of the encyclical letter was the Sexual Revolution of the mid-sixties. Fashion, literature and the entertainment industry all …

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