Bill to protect clergy from performing marriages passes WV House

By Jake Zuckerman Staff writer Jan 30, 2018 The House of Delegates passed a bill Tuesday that would give legal protections to religious clergymen who decline to affirm marriages that conflict with their religious beliefs. House Bill 4010 is now en route to the state Senate after its 90-5 passage vote. The bill shields…

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Even in the US, it’s a roller coaster for interfaith marriages

AHMEDABAD: The clamour over ‘love jihad’ grows louder before every Valentine’s Day. However, the apprehension about interfaith marriage is not just an Indian reflex but also an equally big challenge in countries such as the US. Dilip Amin, a native of Gujarat who is settled in the US for the past four decades, has established…

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Do You Only Date Jews?

Do You Only Date Jews? The defining choice for children of interfaith marriage. by Mirissa D. PriceFacebook109TwitterEmailMore33 I met Ali at a neighbor’s party. He was kind, funny, and comforting all at once. We had a great conversation that lasted over an hour. But for an intangible reason, I knew we…

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AAP welcomes BJP’s stand on inter-faith marriages

New Delhi: Delhi’s ruling am Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it welcomed BJP’s support to inter-faith and inter-religious marriages. “Irrespective of our political ideologies, I welcome Manoj Tiwari ji who has supported inter-faith and inter-religious marriages by consenting adults,” AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj tweeted. According to Delhi Police, the…

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Interfaith marriages can require big compromises

Individuals marry each other, not their faiths. Each faith is beautiful and is about creating harmony and building cohesive societies. Interfaith couples must be applauded for they come together with their given differences.  I am pleased to have officiated several interfaith weddings and have written quite extensively giving full value…

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Interfaith unions less contentious today

Pleased to share about a marriage between a Baptist groom and a Methodist wife Mike GhouseWedding # # RELIGION: Few families now abandon their kin for once-taboo marriages By Creede Hinshaw Recently, a friend told me about a decision he made that prompted his grandmother to stop speaking to…

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