If we were to bless same-sex civil marriages, the question then arises of why we do not solemnise
those marriages given the fact that in traditional Christian sacramental theology, it is the couples who marry one another and the Church merely invokes God's blessing on their commitment.
While Indian and Philippines diplomatic missions do solemnise
marriages, other residents, especially western, find it tougher to say 'I Do' here.
Come Tuesday, Zabeel Park will witness a dazzling ceremony in which brides and grooms working with the Dubai Municipality, Dubai Water and Electricity Authority and the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities will solemnise
We are waiting for them at Santnagar and are keen to solemnise
the wedding as soon as possible.
A wedding procession had come to village Mohanpur in a northern Bihar district of Vaishali in May to solemnise
the marriage of Kajal Kumari with a local boy Ajit Kumar Mahato.
The very next day, however, the bride led a marriage procession to the house of her would-be groom and asked the in-laws to solemnise
their marriage, while also threatening to bring the matter to the notice of the police.
By denying accused to solemnise
marriage which was already fixed, not only but also the would- be bride and other relatives
Staying true to its word, a murder convict was allowed to solemnise
his daughter's marriage.
Imran has announced that he will quietly solemnise
his vows in a court of law.
The law is applicable to all communities and the parents who solemnise
child marriages can be jailed upto two years.