Sunday, September 15, 2013

Matrimony according to the Use of the Philippine Islands

Today, on this very same eve of Exaltation Roodmas, also that of the 6th anniversary of the promulgation of the celebrated apostolic letter Summorum Pontificum of Benedict XVI, Pope emeritus, a matrimony was celebrated according to the use and customs of the Philippine Islands, whose rite and ceremony was taken and based on the very ancient Manuale Toletanum, and whose form presently used is contained in the Manual de Manila promulgated by Fray Pedro Payo, Archbishop of Manila and Metropolitan of the Islands. This present use of the ancient rite is in accordance with the tenor of the acts and decrees of the First Plenary Council of the Philippines in 1953. READ MORE

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