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« on: March 03, 2012, 01:10:52 AM »

Can a man be ordained who, after the death of his first wife, re-marries?
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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2012, 01:16:52 AM »

Can a man be ordained who, after the death of his first wife, re-marries?

No, although I do know of exceptions that have occurred in times of emergency or necessity.
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« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2012, 02:03:14 AM »

Can a man be ordained who, after the death of his first wife, re-marries?

No, although I do know of exceptions that have occurred in times of emergency or necessity.

Agreed.  The rule is no, but there are even at least a few cases of priests who have been divorced and then gotten remarried, and were then ordained.
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