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ASK FATHER: Entering the Church, do we need to have our marriage convalidated?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: My husband and I are entering the Church in just a few days now, and we are confused as to whether we will need our marriage convalidated. Our priest says so, but my RCIA teacher and sponsor say … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Convert ponders consequences of parents’ invalid marriage.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I’m a convert to Catholicism, with a Lutheran mother and baptized and confirmed Catholic father. My dad fell away from the Church after college, as he married outside of the Church and all us children were … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Defection from the Catholic Church

From a reader: My brother, a fallen away Catholic, is getting married outside the Church. He asked me to be best man. I had the understanding that a Catholic can release himself from the obligations to get married in the … Continue reading

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