ADJUSTMENT AND COMPLICATIONS OF CATHOLIC AND INTER-FAITH INTERMARRIAGES
The increasing occurrence of intermarriages across international boundaries is an impact of globalisation frequently overlooked. Intermarriage is arguably the best indicator as to whether a particular group is fully integrated into and accepted by the mainstream community. The article looks at the problems and challenges associated with religious intermixing with a particular emphasis on Catholic and other Christian marriages. How the “religious” communities deal with these marriages over the next few generations will be of importance, not only for the community in focus, but also more broadly for interfaith and intercultural affairs.
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