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Can a divorced person who does not remarry or start a new relationship receive Communion?
Holy Communion: Men and women in this situation are as free to receive Holy Communion and celebrate reconciliation as Pope Francis is.
 

Can a divorced person who does not remarry or start a new relationship receive Communion?

Holy Communion: Men and women in this situation are as free to receive Holy Communion and celebrate reconciliation as Pope Francis is.

Holy Communion: Men and women in this situation are as free to receive Holy Communion and celebrate reconciliation as Pope Francis is.

While divorce does not render a person excommunicated from the Catholic Church, are there sacramental limits on a person who does not remarry or start a new relationship?  Find out in this episode of Marriage Matters.

Transcript:

As I said before – being divorced in and of itself does nothing to one’s capacity to engage in the sacramental life.

Simply being divorced does not prevent a person from receiving Holy Communion.

Men and women in this situation are as free to receive Holy Communion and celebrate reconciliation as Pope Francis is.

Got a question for Paul Shogren? Email editor@catholicleader.com.au.

Written by: Emilie Ng

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