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In 1982 the socialist government introduced a law on the institution of compulsory civil marriage. The Church was against compulsory civil marriage which would make religious marriage optional. Thus, as a compromise solution (Law 1250/1982) civil marriage is not compulsory and both civil and religious marriages are equally valid.

D 19 September 2012    ALina Molokotos-Liederman

CNRS Unistra Dres Gsrl

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