Orthodox Church - divorce certificate

23:32 Dec 29, 2016
English to Czech translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Religion / Orthodox Church
English term or phrase: Orthodox Church - divorce certificate

I have been asked to translate an orthodox church divorce certificate. I have difficulties with a very simple term "parents" - could you please help me understand why it is being used in this context? Does it have a special meaning in the context of orthodox church ? Thank you for your help!

The certificate reads as follows:

First and for most glory to the heavenly father, who bought us through the blood of his begotten son. May bless all your services

Divorce certificate

Our son : ....
Our daughter : .....

The above mentioned parents have been certified in .... for their marriage. From this date .... we need to certify these two mentioned parents are divorced. In this case our church has recognized the situation of the mentioned parents that they must get divorced......
Local time: 02:53

Summary of answers provided
2manžel, manželka / manželé
Melanie Hobzová



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parent / parents
manžel, manželka / manželé

As the parent means not only mother or father (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parent) you can use the words husband and wife I think.

Melanie Hobzová
Czech Republic
Local time: 03:53
Native speaker of: Native in CzechCzech
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