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PRIMATE ON DIVORCE. The late Archbishop Magee and Earl Beau- champ always-held that if a separation between Church and State came about it would be through differences on the law of marriage. Father Black is certainly doing his- best to accentuate those differences. He has just addressed a letter to the Primate informing him that a well-known public man is about to marry Miss having divorced his canoni- cal wife, who is still living. "Your grace," say* ?6.Vs Father Black, "has hitherto purposely avoided publicly upholding the Prayer Book and canon which declare marriage indissoluble; but I am not without hope that a sense of fitness may lead you to stand by these now when you and the Archbishop of York have issued an invita- tion to us to regard you as their guardian. I would ask you, then, to let it be publicly known beforehand that you forbid any clergyman in your province to perform this marriage. There is no ritual here, no mere extra service, mo dis- puted or ritual observance but what is clear and vital-the religious foundation according to the Church of England of our social life." The Archbishop* renlied: "Reverend Sir,—The Book of Common Pra,yer does not pronounce marriage indissoluble. It declares those whom God hath joined together no man may put asunder. Our Lord's direc- tion in the case of adultery shows that a divorce in such a case is not man-# doing bot the Lord's.—Yours faithfully, F. CANTTJAR. "Rev. W. Black." Father Black re-joins:— "Your Grace,—Let me thank you for your letter, and beg to be allowed to point out that the Church of England (as witness her canons on marriage, the unbroken practice of her courts down to 1857, and with all respect to your grace, I must again say the Marriage Ser- vice in the Prayer Book), has not believed our blessed Lord's teaching to be what your grace supposes. Otherwise, she would have directly contravened His law by her own. And, secondly, that your assertion about the Prayer Book is, as it seems to me, contrary to the facts as brought out in the recent discussion in. Convo- cation. You will accordingly, I trust, Per piit me to re-new my appeal to you to uphold in this urgent and vital matter the law of the Church of England."

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