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The alternative for humanist organizations currently is to apply for the right to solemnize weddings under those sections of provincial marriage acts governing religious bodies.
This convention will also serve as a reminder to all solemnizing officers of the very important information relative to the issuance of Certificate for Registration of the Authority to Solemnize Marriage (CRASM).
Observed Walker, "[A]ffording same-sex couples the opportunity to obtain the designation of marriage will not impinge upon the religious freedom of any religious organization, official, or any other person; no religion will be required to change its religious policies or practices with regard to same-sex couples, and no religious officiant will be required to solemnize a marriage in contravention of his or her religious beliefs.
Vital Statistics Agency which employs the province's marriage commissionaries sent out a letter ordering those "who feel they cannot solemnize same-sex marriages" to "resign their appointments" effective March 31.
DAVAO CITY -- Vice mayor Rodrigo Duterte pitched for the use of pills and other contraceptives as he helped solemnize the vows of at least 51 couples married in a "Kasalang Bayan" (community wedding) at the NHA village in Maa District here on Friday.
To be fair, at one point he mentions "long-term, committed loving relationships between two people" as something "many people on campus believe that society should cherish and solemnize," but again we are left to assume that he is among these many, although he does not actually say he is.
Religious scholars of both Muslim and non-Muslim communities will solemnize Nikah and perform other marriage-related rituals.
Wrote Judge Ronald Lee Gilman, "[T]he content of the prayers delivered at the school board meetings clearly went beyond what was necessary to solemnize or bring a more businesslike decorum to such meetings.
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Although Myleene Klass believes in the institution of marriage, she says she's unable to find time to solemnize her wedding to lover Graham Quinn.
We have been provided with a chance to solemnize Season of Peace with Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi to be celebrated on December 24 and Christmas the very next day, he said.