Question by jabgrey: What are the church rules for the previously church wed couple if they (same couple) want to get married again?
My wife and I are both Filipino Catholics and UAE Residents.We were previously married in St. Mary’s Church, Dubai last 2008.This year, as we go for vacation in the Philippines, we plan to get married again in our home country and have complete traditional Catholic Filipino Wedding to show respect on our elders and family since they were not present in our Wedding in Dubai. I wish to know if our plans has its limitations or if our wish to get married again is possible.
Answer by PaulCyp You cannot “get married again”. You can however have a ceremony called “renewal of marriage vows”.
News9, Edmond, Oklahoma, 9-27-2010 Churches now endorsing political candidates without fear of losing their tax exemptions. Here comes the theocracy! Story from News 9: EDMOND, Oklahoma — In 2008, pastors created “Pulpit Freedom Sunday,” a movement created to try and an erase a law that prevents pastors from preaching politics. The participation from pastors over exercising their rights more than doubled this Sunday. Edmond Pastor Paul Blair was one of over 100 pastors across the country who say they exercised their First Amendment right to endorse political candidates in their sermon Sunday. The pastors claim a 1954 amendment to the tax code that prohibits such speech is unconstitutional and needs to be challenged. “The First Amendment is to keep the federal government from coming and telling me what I can and can’t preach,” said Fairview Baptist Church Pastor Paul Blair. “Pastors have been conned by groups like the Americans United for Separation of Church and State that this is wrong, you aren’t suppose to do this.” It’s a message Pastor Blair has been delivering for two years now. It’s the reason he continues to use his pulpit to endorse candidates. “On November 2, as this God fearing Oklahoman, as this patriotic American steps into the election booth, I will be casting my ballot for Representative Mary Fallin for governor,” Pastor Blair preached during his sermon. But federal law says Blair shouldn’t be using the pulpit for politics and the IRS prohibits religious …
Question by Lion of Judah Regular: How does “on this rock I will build my church” mean to be leader, make rules, and everyone follows you?
How does Jesus saying, and on this rock I will build my church, mean that everyone has to listen to you, that you make the rules, that everyone has to hear the Word preached in the church that you’re Bishop of?
The Apostle says that we are all Preists from the Order of Melchezidek with Jesus as our High Priest. 🙂
amen, so let it be.
Answer by blest2bcatholic You seem to be forgetting that Jesus also gave Peter the keys of the kingdom and he also said that what ever he loosed on earth would be loosed in heaven and whatever he retained on earth will be retained in heaven.
When you understand the true meaning of these, then we will talk about the priest in the order of Melchizedek.
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