St. Ambrose’s Teaching on the Indissolubility of Marriage

You dismiss your wife as if by right and without being charged with wrongdoing; and you suppose it is proper for you to do so because no human law forbids it; but divine law forbids it. Anyone who obeys men ought to stand in awe of God. Hear the law of the Lord, which even they who propose our laws must obey: “What God has joined together let no man put asunder.” – Commentary on Luke 8:5 (389 A.D).

 

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