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Civil Equality or Religious Indifference? The problem of Mixed Marriages in the Context of the Secularisation of the Hungarian Monarchy in the 40's of the 19th Century

Šoltés, Peter

The issue of mixed marriages has been a source of tension and conflict since the period of Josephinism not only between the Catholic Church and the Protestant denominations but it also complicated the relationship of the State and the Church. Civil standards that governed the mixed marriage and childrearing in it did not meet the requirements of either side. They were in violation of the canon law of the Catholic Church and the Protestant side in disadvantage in terms of the religious education of children.

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