This weeks RCL Gospel reading is Mark 10:2-16. If all the participants at the moment of the divorce were citizens of the state from which the decision comes, valid foreign decisions in marital matters have the same legal effects as valid court decisions in the Czech Republic without any further proceedings (as long as it is not necessary to submit a proposal for the recognition of the decision) , provided this does not contravene public order.
A petitioner who has been legally separated from his or her spouse for at least two years and reconciliation is improbable” can also be granted divorce, according to the proposed law. However if the wife is found to divorce her husband frivolously then she would be liable to compensation.
Whereabouts of the husband not known for four years; Husband has neglected or failed to provide maintenance; Husband has sentenced to imprisonment for a period of seven years or upwards; Husband failed to perform marital obligations for a period of three years; Husband was impotent at the time of marriage; Husband has been insane for two years; She was married when she was minor; Husband treats with cruelty; Leads an infamous life; Attempts to force her immoral life; Venereal disease; Incurable form of leprosy; Disposes of her property; Obstructs her in observance of her religious practice; If she cannot live with the husband within the limitation imposed by the Almighty Allah.
Children in a divorcing family know that nothing will ever be the same again …