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Resolution 25

Resolution 25

National and local Churches are at liberty to adopt native forms of marriage and consecrate them to a Christian use, provided that:

  1. the form used explicitly states that the marriage is life-long and exclusive;
  2. the form is free from all heathen and idolatrous taint;
  3. provision is made for the due registration of the marriage, and for other formalities according to the law of the land.

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