Question: Can a Jew marry a Catholic?

If one member of the couple is Jewish, they can be married in a church, a synagogue or the chapel of a hall. These couples, too, need the permission of the bishop. As in the ecumenical marriage, a priest and a rabbi can both participate in the wedding ceremony.

Is drinking alcohol a sin in Judaism?

Judaism relates to consumption of alcohol, particularly of wine, in a complex manner. Wine is viewed as a substance of import and it is incorporated in religious ceremonies, and the general consumption of alcoholic beverages is permitted, however inebriation (drunkenness) is discouraged.

Is fornication a sin in the Catholic Church?

The Catholic Church continues to teach that premarital sex is disordered and sinful and believes that sexual relations are only acceptable between a married couple.

Why do Jews not eat shellfish?

» Because the Torah allows eating only animals that both chew their cud and have cloven hooves, pork is prohibited. So are shellfish, lobsters, oysters, shrimp and clams, because the Old Testament says to eat only fish with fins and scales.

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