Zed urges Vatican Synod for sympathetic look at marriage laws

Special to Earthpages.org Hindu religious figure Rajan Zed is urging the upcoming October Synod of Bishops at Vatican to exhaustively re-look into the Church marriage laws to make these more relevant to the contemporary society. The Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will to take place in the Vatican from October 5-19… Read More Zed urges Vatican Synod for sympathetic look at marriage laws

Hindus say minority rights ignored in Kenya’s new polygamy law

 Special to Earthpages.org Hindus have stressed that feelings and rights of minorities were not kept in mind when Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta signed Kenya’s marriage bill into law on April 29, which legalized polygamy. Rajan Zed, who is based in Nevada, said that polygamy was not practiced in contemporary Hindu society. Marriage was taken very… Read More Hindus say minority rights ignored in Kenya’s new polygamy law

Religious Marriages and Baptisms Decline While Divorce Rates Run High

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller The Southern Baptist Convention, which considers baptism a key marker of Christian faith, and also its own denominational vitality, has increased its membership by more than 160 percent in the last 64 years, yet it only had 314,959 baptisms in 2012 — a low not seen since 1948. “It’s a… Read More Religious Marriages and Baptisms Decline While Divorce Rates Run High

More American men will end up alone and ill in the future

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller An analysis of data comparing 2011 with 1990 shows that in 2011 (the most recent year available for  review)., just 2.9%of every 100 divorced or widowed Americans remarried, down from 5% per 100 in 1990. This is a 40% decline in remarriage rates in 21 years. The remarriage rate has… Read More More American men will end up alone and ill in the future