Question: How can a divorced Catholic remarry?

Divorcees may not remarry in the Catholic church if their former spouse is alive but are permitted to do so if they can secure an annulment of the first marriage from a church tribunal. They can then still receive Holy Communion, normally denied to divorcees who remarry.

Can a divorced Catholic remarry in the Church?

Yes. Since divorce only impacts your legal status in civil law, it has no impact upon your status in church law. Since a divorced person is still considered married in church law, they are not free for remarriage in the Church.

Can a divorced person become a Catholic?

May a divorced Catholic receive Holy Communion? Yes. Divorced Catholics in good standing with the Church, who have not remarried or who have remarried following an annulment, may receive the sacraments.

Can a divorced Catholic take communion?

Church teaching holds that unless divorced Catholics receive an annulment — or a church decree that their first marriage was invalid — they are committing adultery and cannot receive Communion.

Can a divorced Catholic go to Communion?

Church teaching holds that unless divorced Catholics receive an annulment — or a church decree that their first marriage was invalid — they are committing adultery and cannot receive Communion.

Can a divorced Catholic still receive Communion?

May a divorced Catholic receive Holy Communion? Yes. Divorced Catholics in good standing with the Church, who have not remarried or who have remarried following an annulment, may receive the sacraments.

When can a divorced Catholic receive Communion?

Church teaching holds that unless divorced Catholics receive an annulment — or a church decree that their first marriage was invalid — they are committing adultery and cannot receive Communion.

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