Religion: Greek Tragedy

The Greek Orthodox Church assumes that, when brought to bed, a bride is virgin. If a husband has suspicions he may call a family conclave at which the bride either protests innocence or admits guilt. If the former, the husband may prove the matter beyond all doubt by calling medical examiners. If the charges are substantiated the husband has the right to an annulment, though the church advises him to forgive his wife and live with her. In Chicago last week the marriage machinery of the Greek Orthodox Church ground out an...

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