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Although Canon Law makes no stipulation regarding whether a Catholic may attend an invalid wedding ceremony, moral law most certainly prohibits Catholics (and, sometimes, also non-Catholics) from attending.
In this article, we hope to shed some light on what can be a rather difficult question.
I speak especially of the widowed, the separated, the "divorced and remarried." The ministry of Christ through His Church must be ever more and more efficaciously available to these wounded human beings.
They reflect in a real way the image of the crucified Christ, and in ministering to each of them, we minister to Jesus Christ.
The Church investigates the marriage, as well as the history of both of the parties.The deposition is usually a background paper on how the person grew up, family history, dating history, how you felt at the time you got married, events in the marriage, etc. The Church has to have this so that it can make a valid decision on whether both parties were fully committed to each other, and to the Church, at the time of the marriage.If the commitment was there at the beginning, but faded away later, no annulment will be granted.Widowed, Separated and Divorced This is an excellent, inspiring pastoral letter written by the late Bishop Sullivan of Baton Rouge, LA. The Church must make God's mercy incarnate in the lives of her faithful and, as far as possible, in the lives of all people of good will. Milan Mikulich, OFM, STD, January - March 1981 The Church in our time must bear witness to the mercy of God revealed in Jesus Christ and must profess it as a truth of faith and as essential for a life in harmony with faith.