Authenticating Marriage: The Decree Tametsi in a Comparative Global Perspective
35 Pages Posted: 10 Apr 2016 Last revised: 15 Feb 2020
Date Written: December 1, 2012
The article puts into perspective the Council of Trent’s attempt control entry into marriage, as well as the Catholic Church’s previous inability to do so, into a comparative perspective, by looking at similar problems in other societies.
Keywords: registration, marriage, validity, clandestine
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