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ASK FATHER: Formal defection from Catholic Church to Orthodox Church

From a reader… QUAERITUR: My brother, who was baptized in the Catholic Church as an infant and received the sacraments of Holy Communion and Confirmation at the usual ages for our diocese, was received into the Greek Orthodox church by … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Returning to the Church after joining another church for many years

From a reader: If a person leaves the church and joins another faith for 10 plus years, what is required to return to good standing in the church? This isn’t as hard as one might imagine. Usually all a person … 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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