bond of matrimony

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Some could not understand how in such a puritanical society the holy bond of matrimony was so quickly dismissed by one or the other party.
The ceremony which was also attended by Shaikh Majed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, Mohammed Abdullah Al Gargawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs, Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qattami, Minister of Education and other senior officials, saw fifty couples tied in the holy bond of matrimony.
Consequently, he says, the Catholic Church has always steadfastly defended the permanent bond of matrimony and Vatican II condemned divorce as a "plague.
Via the bond of matrimony, Baptiste has entered into a relationship with McCarthy as much as with Orlean.
As Christian faith is a necessity in a chaotic world, so faith is the necessary feature of the bond of matrimony, a sacramental 'contract between a man and a woman [.
5:23 ff); this is the constant, universal tradition of the Church; this is the solemn definition of the holy Council of Trent, which in the words of Sacred Scripture teaches and reasserts that the permanent and indissoluble bond of matrimony, its unity and strength, have their origin in God.