Faithfulness in Marriage Is ‘Outdated,’ Claim Italian Lawmakers

(Christian Institute) Promising to remain faithful will no longer be a legal requirement for marriages in Italy, if a controversial new bill is passed.

Supporters of the bill to remove the word “fidelity” from marriage contracts, claim that faithfulness in marriage is “outdated and obsolete.”

The proposal has already been backed by the Italian Senate and has now been passed to its Judiciary Committee.

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  • Grace Kim Kwon

    They are wrong. Faithfulness is forever. If fidelity is removed, marriage itself is meaningless. God is faithful; man must strive after faithfulness instead of scorning it. Woman of true love keeps purity before marriage and man of true love consumes his life for only one woman till the end. All others are mere merchants.

    • jscotttheory

      Faithfulness and monogamy are not the same thing. Nothing unfaithful about mutually agreed on polyandry.

      • Grace Kim Kwon

        Yes, they are. One man and one woman for a lifetime till death separates. God’s way is the only way and also the true love. You are wrong.

      • Ken Faivor

        Sound like a hippie style sex commune to me…….no thanks.
        How did that song go? “If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with”

        • jscotttheory

          Yeah, well you’re not invited to the party, so don’t worry.

  • http://www.gmail.com/ David van Heerden

    The article tells us that this bill’s “proponents want marriage contracts to contain the same wording as same-sex civil partnerships, which were legalised earlier this year.” And there’s the rub: same-sex civil partnerships are not marriage: sodomites don’t practice fidelity: it’s not part of the deal. Why the definition of marriage between a man and woman has to change for the immoral perverts is a complete mystery.

    • AletaAlessandro

      It is really perverted and twisted when homosexual promiscuity is being held up as the model for marriage vows. Yuck, gross and just Ew.

  • Darren H

    The LGBTXYZ types kept telling us that their marriages wouldn’t affect ourselves. Obviously they lied. They don’t even pay lip service to commitment, and they’re always happy to hear about divorces and infidelity.

    • Michael C

      Gay couples cannot get married in Italy.

      • Oboehner

        So? I can’t marry my houseplant either.

        • Michael C

          You appear to have missed the point.

          • Oboehner

            I still can’t marry my houseplant.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            If humans start “marrying” same-sex members, they’d claim to marry anything in existence including kids and kins and multiple humans and self. Today’s mentally ill Post-christian Western culture is the proof. It’s all wrong. That’s the point. You guys are too well-fed and being bored and need Judeo-Christian values to retain sanity.

        • jscotttheory

          Do you want your houseplant to be able to make decisions on your behalf if you are not able, or to inherit your property if you precede it in death? They are only a small part of the the “civil rights” same gender couples are wanting and deserve.

          • Oboehner

            Anyone I choose can make decisions on my behalf, that doesn’t mean I need to sodomize them. My houseplant and I deserve civil rights.

          • jscotttheory

            You mind always going to sodomy, are you overcompensating for hidden tendencies?

          • Oboehner

            Stating the gay man facts.

        • Lisa

          Oh, you want to marry your houseplant?

  • AletaAlessandro

    Why even call it marriage then at all? Why not just create a new term and legal bond that two people merely enter into not based on the true sacredness of matrimony but of desire and need to merely be each other’s “help mates” and financial partners. That’s all that these legal couplings seem to be for so many anyway. I think the word marriage should be reserved for those who do cherish and honor the “old fashioned” values and expectations of the vows. Please stop desecrating marriage and turning into a three ring circus freak show. If you want to legally commit and be promiscuous after you’ve signed your “legal bond”, that’s your nasty business but it’s time to defend the traditional, sacred vows that so many people still believe in and honor. I don’t think anyone should have the right to try to distort and redefine long held words and terms. It’s getting to be a bit over the top.

  • Oboehner

    Break down the family, control the population easier.

    • Grace Kim Kwon

      No decent family units, no decent children. T T May our God intervene.

  • Roy Hobs

    Moses didn’t write Genesis for hundreds of years following the civilization Adam and Eve started. “How” did the first civilization ‘know’ how to marry if they didn’t have any written ‘law’ to follow? Rhetorical. It is said Cain was kicked out of the garden and ventured off to find his wife. Question — where did Cain’s wife come from? And how did his wife’s civilization ‘know’ how to be married? Rhetorical.
    Sex is the vehicle in which two flesh become one. “And Judah said to Onan, ‘go into your brother’s wife and marry her’.” areyoumarried is a wordpress blog.