When marrying a non Catholic the marriage must be performed in a Catholic Church. Any
marriage performed by a non Catholic Clergy is not recognized by the Church as a valid
A Catholic must seek permission from the local bishop to marry a non-Catholic. If the person
is a non-Catholic Christian, this permission is called a "permission to enter into a mixed
The permission is called a "dispensation from disparity of cult" and is a condition for the
validity of the marriage.
NO DIVORCE - In his preaching Jesus unequivocally taught the original meaning of the union
of man and woman as the Creator willed it from the beginning permission given by Moses to
divorce one's wife was a concession to the hardness of hearts. The matrimonial union of man
and woman is indissoluble: God himself has determined it 'what therefore God has joined
together, let no man put asunder'.
When marrying a non Catholic the Catholic Church requires that the children be baptized in a
Catholic Church and brought up in the Catholic religion.
more coming ..........