denial of church membership.


my friend who is a Christian girl married to a Hindu boy in a court. the girl follows her own religion and the boy his own. The girl wants to join as a member of another Church. the church where she intends join asks her to get a certificate from the church where she was a member before her marriage. cam that church deny her the certificate just because she got married to a Hindu boy without notice to the church or without their consent.
what are the legal remedies.
 
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Marriage according to Civil form under the Special Marriage Act has nothing to do with parties religion. A Christian woman who married Hindu man remains Christian by all means even after her marriage and no Church can deny her right to worship as a Christian and enjoy her membership to any particular Church which she wants to have. No prior notice or permission required from the Church for Civil Marriage by a Christian.
 
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