(The 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Supporters of the bill to remove the word “fidelity” from marriage contracts, claim that faithfulness in marriage is “outdated and obsolete.”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.
Its proponents want marriage contracts to contain the same wording as same-sex civil partnerships, which were legalized earlier this year.
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