Non-Catholics need an annulment before validly marrying a Catholic in the church. But divorced Catholics are not allowed to remarry until their earlier marriage has been nullified. If a Catholic has remarried civilly but not had their earlier marriage annulled, they are not allowed to receive communion.
Can a Catholic marry a divorcee?
The Catholic church does not allow people who have been divorced to get married in its churches. Boris Johnson is said to have been baptised as Catholic, although he later confirmed to the Anglican church. As far as the church is concerned, this is his first marriage, she said. They dont need to be annulled.
Is it a sin for a man to marry a divorced woman?
In the King James Version of the Bible the text reads: But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving. for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and. and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery.
Can a divorced person be a godparent in the Catholic Church?
What are the requirements to be a Godparent? three sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Holy Communion and Confirmation. Must be at least 16 years old. legally separated and/or divorced does not in itself prevent a person from serving as a Godparent.