Here (though with other motives, and under other circumstances) was the mother's irregular marriage
in Ireland, on the point of being followed by the daughter's irregular marriage
But not for those who are told that they are not worthy to participate in the heart and soul of our faith because of an "irregular marriage
," told that their same-sex love is intrinsically evil, told that they are second-class because of their gender.
A warrant issued by a sheriff in Edinburgh made their partnership formal as an "irregular marriage
As a result, those who are in irregular marriage
situations are not able to partake of the Eucharist.
Yvette is furious upon discovering the irregular marriage
is legally binding, though she never said, “I do.”
Did they take advantage of the law which accepted an irregular marriage
as valid, or was it only the English who spotted its opportunities?
SHE is trying to establish an irregular marriage
. If she cannot establish they were married, then she is entitled to nothing.
Each word of the prohibition must be carefully weighed, and "a minister may doubt whether a baptized person in an irregular marriage
who comes to Communion is obstinately persisting in manifest, serious sin."(57)
Now the recent preoccupation with the subject drove me further into the field of what one might call irregular marriage
situations, but I could not establish a pattern.
Hardwicke's Marriage Act, which abolished all forms of irregular marriage
in England and Wales after 1753, did not apply to Scotland, and Scottish law continued to recognise irregular marriages
So what if we begin, not with all the cases of irregular marriage
, but with the faithful divorced and remarried seeking annulment?
At the same time there was a difference in attitude to irregular marriage
, between the couples and the session.