If you get divorced and want to marry again can you do so in a catholic church?

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Daz if you had a civil divorce and want to marry in the church sorry not possible. For a start you have to get an annulment by the church then you can marry again in the Catholic church.

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  • Greyhound Mama answered 7 years ago
    You can, but only after obtaining an annulment from the Catholic Church. You can ask your parish priest about how to get started. Most parishes will have someone assigned to that specific duty.

    The process itself isn't too difficult. There is no financial cost to getting an annulment, but it does take a bit of time. (typically about a year total)

    They ask a lot of in depth questions (essay style), and ask for you to provide the names and addresses of people who knew you and/or your previous spouse. The marriage tribunal will then review your answers and those of others to determine if there is reason to annul the marriage. Once that tribunal makes their decision, they will send it to a second one for another review.

    Depending on how the last marriage ended, it may be hard to bring up those thoughts and feelings again.

    If you have more questions, the website Q&A from my diocese is pretty helpful: http://www.chsl.com/AODOnline/Offices+an...

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    Currently going through the process.
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  • Doc M answered 7 years ago
    only if your first marriage is annulled. The catholic church doesnt accept divorce.
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  • Lola answered 7 years ago
    Don't think so... think it has to be the registry office!
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  • LazyTimeGirl answered 7 years ago
    You have to have your first marriage annulled. Talk to your priest about it.
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  • toto answered 7 years ago
    no the Roman catholic church doesnt recognise divorce,the only way would be if your marriage was anulled like if it was not consumated but its very difficult.a few priests will bless your union.the methodist church will marry divorcees.good luck be happy whatever God will be watching anywhere you choose.
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  • Sldgman answered 7 years ago
    Not unless the first marriage is annulled. This is very different from divorce, which is not recognized by the catholic Church. This applies even if the first marriage was not done in a Catholic Church. The catholic Church recognizes the validity of marriages between Christians.
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  • Lydia answered 7 years ago
    No, not without an annulment, which needs to be for specific reasons. Go talk to your parish priest.
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  • aslan answered 7 years ago
    If your a Catholic and marry in a C of E Church and divorce,
    you can marry in a Catholic Church
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  • melouofs answered 7 years ago
    You have to get an annulment.
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  • colluvz answered 7 years ago
    You need a catholic annulment..in the eyes of the church you are still married. Personally.. I am getting remarried and having a married catholic priest marry us. LOL..how cool and against everything they ever taught is parochial school is that!!!
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  • sweet zee answered 7 years ago
    Yes you can, but you'll have to prove to the church that the reason why you are getting a divorce is valid. You'll have to go through a process kind of like when you get a divorce in a regular court. Check with your priest and good luck.
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  • Lo answered 7 years ago
    not normally. if you were married in a catholic church you were married under a sacrament of god which means, so the church say, is that only god can break that sacrament.

    so even if you are divorced by law, you are still married in the eyes of god.

    you could try for your marriage to be annulled but the circumstances would need to be looked over, like did someone break their vows or something along those lines.
    hope that helps.
    thank god for religious studies! ;)
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  • lcacheermom answered 7 years ago
    It depends on a few things. If you are catholic, then you have to get your first marriage annulled. It is a pretty long process. If you are not catholic, then it is easier. You have to see, I believe, the Bishop of the Diocese that you plan on getting married in. Then it is up to him as to exactly what you will need to do in order to get married in the Catholic church. Of course, they will try to "recruit" you. Good luck.
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  • raftart answered 7 years ago
    I think it is totally up to the priest/vicar (whats the difference??!) who will be marrying you. I understand it is personal preference of the church these days as so many people do this now. All you can do is ask your local church. Good luck x
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  • Janbull answered 7 years ago
    My mate did, but she had to go and see the Bishop
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