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Denis Sully wrote:


If a Catholic man receives an annulment from his marriage what is the impediment to being ordained a priest?



  { If a Catholic gets an annulment for his marriage what's stopping him from being ordained a priest? }

Mike replied:

Hi, Denis —

None, that I know of. He can ask to make an appointment with the Bishop or Cardinal to talk about the process of becoming a priest but the ultimate choice is the Church's.

No celibate Catholic man has any right to be a priest. The Church, after careful examination of the various seminarians, chooses men for the priesthood.

To that extent Jesus Himself chooses each man to enter into His ministerial priesthood.

Hope this answers your question.


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