1911 – Protestant church leaders condemn Ne Temere Papal decree on mixed marriages.

The decree was issued under Pope Pius X, 10 August 1907, and took effect on Easter 19 April 1908.

The Ne Temere papal decree of 1907 required non-Catholics married to a Catholic to agree to educate their children as Catholics, and often the non-Catholic was required to convert before the marriage. Ne Temere was tolerated by the UK parliament as it had little impact in Britain; Irish Protestants felt that it would have a much greater impact in a future Catholic-dominated Home Rule Ireland. In 1911 debates both views were considered, and notably those against Ne Temere were unionists and those tolerating it were not.

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