FORMER NIO Minister Lord Dubs has described the ban on the British monarch or heir marrying a Catholic as an outdated piece of religious bigotry, the Independent reports. The Labour peer said: “At present, Prince William could live with a Catholic girlfriend without forfeiting the right to be king, but the moment they were married he would be instantly disqualified. Indeed, while the heir is barred from marrying a Catholic, it is surely absurd that the spouse could later convert to Catholicism without this being a problem.”
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