Question: How can a Catholic and a Pentecostal get married?

Yes, a Catholic can marry a Pentecostal. Catholic and Pentecostal Relations. A Catholic needs to obtain permission from the local bishop in order to marry a baptized person of another faith, which is easily done through the Catholic pastor.

How is Pentecostal different from Catholic?

Pentecostalism is a community, who communicate directly to the Lord through Baptism with the Holy Spirit. They are purely devoted to God, believing in the presence of God personally and gifted to speak in Tongues. Catholic is a community, believes in the practice of the Western Church.

Can a Catholic participate in a Protestant wedding?

All Catholics may attend, but with reservations. Fulfills natural law and canon law. On occasion a practicing Catholic will fall in love with a non-Catholic and wish to get married in a non-Catholic church because — for instance — the spouses father is the minister of the local Protestant congregation.

Are Catholics allowed to go to non-Catholic weddings?

All Catholics may attend, but with reservations. Fulfills natural law and canon law. If the Catholic spouse has the dispensation of the bishop to get married in a non-Catholic ceremony, and both spouses are also free to marry, then anyone may attend the wedding.

Who can be a witness at a Catholic wedding?

The witnesses must be the parish priest or another priest, with permission either from the parish priest or the local ordinary, and the other two witnesses must be capable of giving witness to the marriage vows.

Can a Catholic attend a non Catholic funeral?

In certain circumstances, someone who has not been a practicing Catholic can receive a Funeral Mass. In the rare occasion a person of another Christian faith dies and has no way to receive the rites of their own church, they can be given a Catholic funeral with the approval of the local bishop.

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