The start of the history section does not sound objective. It sounds like the author has an anti-christian bias. I suggest it be re-written with a a more-objective tone.
--- agreed. it all comes of as someone being very desperate to validate this new ceremony by portraying it as 'something that existed a long time ago but was then forbidden by christians'. (without giving the slightest amount of proof that this is anything but a recently thought up 'tradition') Selena1981 (talk) 20:36, 3 June 2013 (UTC)