Posts Tagged ‘marriage’

Spiritual Marriage and Holy Virginity: The Medieval Practice of Sexless Marriage

The institution of marriage dates back to almost the beginning of written history, with countless variations on how it has been practiced throughout the ages in different cultures and religions. The medieval era was no different. Many marriage traditions still survive today from the Middle Ages, passed down through the centuries along with Christian ideas […]

How my Arab/Jewish marriage survives Israel’s Gaza wreckage

John Oliver joked on Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight” that Israel is the riskiest thing you could bring up on a date. He’s right. Back around 2007, my then-boyfriend and I went on what started out as a cheerful lunch date on a Brooklyn cafe patio and ended in a heated argument about the Middle East. […]

Bill Gates and Jeffrey Epstein Traded Advice on Bill’s ‘Toxic’ Marriage & Jeff’s Pedo Image Rehab, During Secretive ‘Men’s Club’ Gatherings

by Tyler Durden A former Jeffrey Epstein insider claims that Bill Gates was a regular at the notorious pedophile’s $77 million Manhattan townhouse, where Epstein held “men’s club” – type gatherings for his closest pals (documented by his home’s alleged network of spy cameras, we’re sure). For Gates, “Going to Jeffrey’s was a respite from […]

Gates And Epstein Traded Advice On Bill’s ‘Toxic’ Marriage, Jeff’s Pedo Image Rehab During Secretive “Men’s Club” Gatherings

A former Jeffrey Epstein insider claims that Bill Gates was a regular at the notorious pedophile’s $77 million Manhattan townhouse, where Epstein held “men’s club” – type gatherings for his closest pals (documented by his home’s alleged network of spy cameras, we’re sure). For Gates, “Going to Jeffrey’s was a respite from his marriage. It was […]

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending marriage after 27 years

Bill and Melinda Gates have announced that they will end their marriage after 27 years, vowing to continue to work together at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the couple wrote in […]

UK: Christian Pastor Arrested For Saying Marriage is Between a Man and a Woman

A Christian pastor in the UK was arrested by police after a member of the public reported him for the “homophobic” comment of saying that marriage was between a man and a woman. Yes, really. The incident occurred outside Uxbridge Station in west London. A video clip shows the elderly pastor being confronted by police […]

Russia Officially Bans Same-Sex Marriage through Constitution Amendment after National Referendum

Home » Culture, Europe, Religion, Social » Russia Officially Bans Same-Sex Marriage through Constitution Amendment after National Referendum     The constitutional changes are based on “a belief in God” Russia has now officially banned same-sex marriage after a number of amendments were made to the country’s constitution this week. The constitution now says that […]

Unravelling the Roots of Hera, the Wrathful Goddess of Marriage

Hera, also known by her Latin title as Juno, is best known in Western culture as the wife of Zeus, king of the gods. While technically subordinate to him, Hera is never a submissive figure, in fact in the opening of Virgil’s Aeneid, he calls her Iunonis iram meaning wrathful Juno. In the stories and […]

Young Pakistani activist fights forced child marriage

[Islamabad] Hadiqa Bashir, 19, has been actively working against early and forced marriages for the last eight years in Pakistan’s Swat Valley, once a hotbed of the Pakistani Taliban. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org For years, the Taliban broadcasted threats on the radio to intimidate girls into not attending school. […]

Pandemic Makes Child Marriage Problem Worse in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe (Mission Network News) — Child marriage is an ongoing problem in Zimbabwe. One-third of girls across the country get married before their 18th birthday. Simon Marijani — an Operation Mobilization USA partner — explains how the COVID-19 pandemic worsens this problem. “We are currently in a lockdown, and this is where child marriages also […]

Honduran Lawmakers Vote to Lock in Bans on Abortion, Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Photo Credit: Jarin Dominguez/Unsplash TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) — Members of the Honduran Congress voted on Thursday to amend the Constitution, making it much harder to reverse existing hard-line bans on abortion and same-sex “marriage,” as lawmakers double down on socially conservative priorities. Lawmakers voted to require a three-quarters super-majority to change a constitutional article that gives an […]

100 years of life, 80 of marriage: US couple marks landmark year

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Boca Raton Jewish couple celebrates both 100 year old, 80 years of marriage

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Contrary to expectations, marriage in Iran increased amid pandemic

TEHRAN – Contrary to expectations, the marriage rate in Iran has been increasing over the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 20, 2020), amid the coronavirus pandemic. It was expected that the outbreak would affect the marriage rate leading to a downward trend, but studies have shown that the policies […]

Is there something wrong with a program that encourages in-marriage?

December 20, 2020 by Jonathan S. Tobin – JNS.org Read on for article What’s the point of programs that were designed to encourage young people to embrace their Jewish identity? Birthright participants hike up Masada, Israeli flag in hand. Credit: Birthright Israel. There was little doubt about what was on the minds of those supporting […]

The Marriage of Hanukkah and Shabbat Brings a Special Light

Once a year, we do a double, magical lighting. The candles of Shabbat meet the candles of Hanukkah. In a year when we’ve seen so much darkness, this marriage of lights holds a special significance. The Shabbat candles are inward; they represent the warmth and holiness of the home. They remind us to bring the […]

Norwegian Baptists Confirm Biblical Marriage Stance

Photo Credit: Stein Gudvangen (Evangelical Focus) — 182 Baptist delegates from all over Norway recently met near Oslo Airport defying the coronavirus threat in order to handle a heated situation in the church union over disagreements on same-sex “marriage.” The final outcome is yet to be seen, but the process within the union might lead […]

A belated marriage: Israeli tech discovers the local stock market

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Nevadans Vote to Remove Definition of Marriage as ‘Between Male and Female’ From Constitution

Photo Credit: Jonatas Domingos/Unsplash Voters in Nevada approved a ballot initiative on Tuesday that removes language from the state Constitution defining marriage as being between a man and a woman and replacing it with text stating that the State will issue marriage licenses “regardless of gender.” Question 2 read: “Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to: (1) […]

Pope Francis Calls for the Legalization of Homosexual Marriage Everywhere in the World

    The Pope has called for same-sex couples to be protected by civil union laws, in a remarkable departure from both the Vatican’s historic stance on homosexuality and his own. “Homosexual people have a right to be in a family,” the head of the Catholic Church says in new documentary ‘Francesco’, which premiered at […]

Two SCOTUS justices put same-sex marriage on notice with scorching criticism

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Justices Thomas, Alito Slam Obergefell Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Decision as Supreme Court Denies Kim Davis Case

(Fox News) — Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito said Monday that Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court case that mandated all states recognize same-sex marriages, is “found nowhere in the text” of the Constitution and threatens “the religious liberty of the many Americans who believe that marriage is a sacred institution between one man […]

Nevadans to Vote on Whether to Keep Definition of Marriage as Between Man and Woman in State Constitution

Photo Credit: Pexels/Pixabay CARSON CITY, Nev. — Voters in the state of Nevada will decide this November whether or not to retain language in the state Constitution that defines marriage as being between a man and a woman. The ballot question will read: “Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to: (1) remove an existing provision […]

The Christian Institute: ‘Difficulties Are Not a Reason to Give Up on Marriage’

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> (The Christian Institute) — The Christian Institute has said that difficulties are not a reason to give up on marriage, following a rise in online searches for divorce guidance. Speaking to Premier Christian Radio, The Christian Institute’s Deputy Director for Communications Ciarán Kelly urged […]

Jan Hatmaker, False Teacher Who Affirmed Homosexual ‘Marriage,’ Files for Divorce From Husband

Blogger and author Jen Hatmaker, who came out in favor of homosexuality in 2016 and revealed that one of her daughters is lesbian for this year’s Pride Month, has now announced that she and her husband are ending their marriage. “I don’t know how to say this, and I still cannot believe I am even […]

Survey Finds Half of Professing Christians Think Sex Outside of Marriage Is Sometimes or Always Okay

Photo Credit: Kate Hlitznitsova/Unsplash WASHINGTON — The Washington-based Pew Research Center has revealed the results of a survey in which the organization asked sample Americans their views on dating and what is acceptable in relationships. While non-Christians were not surprisingly more approving of fornication, the Center found that many who profess to be followers of […]

Ghislaine’s mystery marriage and Trump calls out Andrew way back in 2015 (Video) — The Duran

[embedded content] The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the mystery marriages of Ghislaine Maxwell, and the latest reports that Epstein’s other “lieutenant” Sarah Kellen, could be arrested next. 528 more words via Ghislaine’s mystery marriage and Trump calls out Andrew way back in 2015 (Video) — The Duran Share this: Like this: Like […]

Going Underground – Devolution and Same-Sex Marriage in Northern Ireland w/ Lord Hayward

Going Underground – Devolution and Same-Sex Marriage in Northern Ireland w/ Lord Hayward Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com We speak to Tory peer Lord Hayward about the Good Friday Agreement and LGBT rights in Northern Ireland, rights perhaps too far for those maintaining Theresa May’s grip on power. LIKE Going Underground http://fb.me/GoingUndergroundRTFOLLOW Going Underground http://twitter.com/Underground_RTFOLLOW […]

Sweden Issues Child Marriage Leaflet To Citizens

A Swedish leaflet offering guidelines about child marriage has been withdrawn after it sparked outrage among citizens of Sweden. The document softly reminds citizens and immigrants that it is illegal for an adult to marry a child in Sweden, but doesn’t suggest the crime is bad enough to warrant punishment. Rt.com reports: The brochure was […]

How Jews Gave America Gay Marriage

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