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"In both civil and canon law, for a valid marriage there are needed competent parties who are physically, mentally, and legally capable of entering the marriage relationship, an agreement or mutual consent to enter into the marriage relation, and satisfaction of any mandatory requirement as to the form in which the mutual agreement is expressed."

-Dr. Albert A. Vail, Professor of Law at De Paul University, "DePaul Law Review", Vol. 5, Issue 2, Spring-Summer 1956. (Dr. Vail received his S.T.B., I.C.B., and Ph.D., from the College of the Propagation of the Faith in Rome.)

Aug. 29, 2022


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