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Marriage Defines the Parish Priest

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

in Defiant Priests

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates the pervasiveness of clerical unions and the proclivity of parish priests to form de facto marriages with women. These were enduring unions in which clerics were fully ... More


Of ‘Keeps’ and ‘Concubines’: Rights of Cohabitees under Domestic Violence Act

Brototi Dutta

in Conflict in the Shared Household: Domestic Violence and the Law in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199489954
eISBN:
9780199095674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489954.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Supreme Court in its decision in Velusamy v. Patchaiammal limited the scope of ‘relationship in the nature of marriage’ under the PWDVA and interpreted it as co-terminus with ‘common-law ... More


Friendship, Marriage-Like Relationships, and Informal Marriage

Sanford N. Katz

in Family Law in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199759224
eISBN:
9780199364800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759224.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the past, as an alternative to formal ceremonial marriage, adults structured their relationship mainly by informal agreements or, where legally recognized, by entering into ... More


Conclusion

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

in Defiant Priests

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter argues that medieval priests did not renounce their ministry and their ecclesiastical careers to marry and have families. Rather, in fourteenth-century Catalunya, parish ... More


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