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Raju Vadicharla wrote:

Hi, guys —

  • Is it possible for a Catholic boy who is born of a second marriage to become a religious priest?

The situation is this the boy's father married a second time while the first wife was still alive!

The second marriage did not take place in the Church. The boy, of course, has a Baptism and Confirmation certificate, but not the parent's marriage certificate!

  • Could you please clarify these doubts?


  { Is it possible for a Catholic boy who is born of a second marriage to become a religious priest? }

Fr. Jonathan replied:

Hi Raju,

Thanks for the question.

No, this is not an impediment.

Fr. Jonathan

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