Question: Who can marry in a Greek Orthodox church?

A Greek Orthodox man or woman can get married to a non-Orthodox man or woman providing they are Christian and have been baptized with water in the name of the Holy Trinity. The marriage must also take place in an Orthodox Church by an Orthodox Priest.

Can non-orthodox marry in Orthodox Church?

While non-Orthodox Christians can marry in the Orthodox Church, an Orthodox Christian is not allowed to marry in a non-Orthodox Church or ceremony. This means that they are barred from partaking in any sacraments of the Church, whether it be communion, or even an Orthodox funeral.

Can priests marry in the Greek Orthodox Church?

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America also has too few priests for a growing population. Under Orthodox rules, a celibate priest cannot marry after ordination, and a non-celibate priest cannot remarry and remain a priest, even if his wife dies, he said.

Can you get married in a Greek church?

(Note that to get married in a Greek Orthodox church, a couple has to both be Christian, and at least one of the two has to be Orthodox Christian. If youre Christian and single, you might want to take this as yet another reason to marry a Greek!)

How do I get divorced in the Greek Orthodox Church?

Here is a summary of the process that needs to be taken in order to successfully get a divorce in the Orthodox Church:Meet With Your Priest. Proceed With the State Divorce. Begin the Process of Ecclesiastic Divorce. Appear at Ecclesiastic (Spiritual) Court.

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