Religion: Modern Prayer

For the past year, brides married in Protestant Episcopal churches have not had to promise that they will obey their husbands. This was canonical. After 15 years of labor the Book of Common Prayer has been revised. In trial use since October 1928, it was officially published last week.

Other changes have been made. A young man marrying where money is will no longer have to announce that he is endowing his more economically potent bride with all his worldly goods. The newly married couple will no longer be urged by the officiating minister...

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