Many people who have experienced the heartbreak of divorce wish to remarry.
The Church understands this.
To be faithful to the teachings of Jesus, the Church can't simply assume that everyone who is divorced is free to remarry, and so it has the annulment process to investigate whether a person was validly married in the first place.
Some in our culture don't want to wait for an annulment before they begin dating. They go ahead and date in the expectation that they will receive an annulment.
Is this okay?
A Reader Writes
A reader writes:
Are there any official guidelines for divorced people dating before seeking an annulment?
I know someone who is doing this and...READ MORE