solemnisation


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Noun1.solemnisation - the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual; "the celebration of marriage"
ritual - the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies
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They went to the registry and then had their holy solemnisation at the Christ Church in Port Harcourt in July 1999.
The petitioner through his petition submitted that the legislations that govern the solemnisation of Christian marriages were introduced during the colonial era and were practically outdated.
As per the scheduled programme, a marriage procession reached a hotel in Hajipur town on Sunday for the solemnisation of the marriage.
PM Najib Razak said the marriage solemnisation ceremony of his daughter, Nooryana Najwa, with Mr Kessikbayev, which he conducted personally on Thursday, meant a lot to him as a father.
He was charged with solemnisation of a marriage by an unauthorised person, and was released on strict bail conditions.
Miss Hodkin took legal action after the registrar-general of births, deaths and marriages refused to register the London Church Chapel for the solemnisation of marriages under the 1855 Places of Worship Registration Act - because it was not a place for "religious worship".
Miss Hodkin took legal action after the registrar general of births, deaths and marriages refused to register the London Church Chapel for the solemnisation of marriages under the 1855 Places of Worship Registration Act - because it was not a place for "religious worship".
The petition for divorce 'was based on the grounds that the appellant [Steven], had since the solemnisation of the marriage treated [the respondent, Polly] with cruelty and had committed adultery.
Apart from all this confusion giving the term bishopric a whole new meaning, will this dispensation allow gay bishops to conduct gay marriages, in defiance of Cameron's forthcoming law that specifically forbids Church of England solemnisation of such weddings?