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ASK FATHER: Can’t get baptism certificate. Can we still get married?

From a reader…
My fiance was baptised (as well as communion and confirmed) in a catholic church in Sicily and is unable to obtain his baptism certificate. What do we do in this situation? Can we still get married in the Church?
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QUAERITUR: Legal name changes and baptism certificates

From a reader:
When you get married in the Catholic church, you are required to obtain a baptismal certificate. If you have your name legally changed such that it no longer matches the name on the baptismal certificate, where do you stand. Is there … Continue reading

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