Why Meagan Markle And Prince Harry Are Allowed To Marry in Church

The couple have already settled on an Anglican wedding ceremony.

This has been obvious by the fact that Meagan for all intensive purposes, she received all her sacraments just a few weeks ago. I am sure that they have been trying to keep a sacred life by abstaining as well.  Usually when you have begun preparing for a sacramental you go in with a certain air of righting your life. She is a newly baptized soul. It is an act of obedience symbolizing the believer’s faith in a crucified, buried, and risen Saviour, the believer’s death to sin, the burial of the old life, and the resurrection to walk in newness of life in Christ Jesus. It is a testimony to the believer’s faith in the final resurrection of the dead.Baptism is a form of formal commitment.

With this comes a sense of maturity in faith that allows her to enter in to a marriage with a full presence of binding her life to Harry.  The other thing that is in her favor was that her last marriage was not sacramental and she was neither Anglican or Catholic.

It would have been a lot tougher for Prince Harry and Ms. Markle had she turned out to be Catholic. There has been speculation that Meagan was Roman Catholic because she was educated at Immaculate Heart, an exclusive Los Angeles Catholic school. But press reports indicate that her parents chose it for its strong academics, rather than its religious character. If Ms. Markle had indeed been Catholic she would have been unable, as a divorced woman, to marry in her own church unless it had declared her previous marriage invalid. This is not true at all.

So, therefore Ms. Markle is free to marry as the Archbishop of Canterbury has confirmed that there was no impediment to them marrying as there was no scandal to the dissolution of her first marriage because of sin. It was “irreconcilable differences.

According to the Church of England’s website, “In certain circumstances the Church of England accepts that a divorced person may marry again in church and this has been the case since 2002.”

The process requires filling out a form and giving it to your priest along with proof that the divorce is “absolute.” The website also indicates that “it is likely” the priest may ask for multiple interviews before agreeing to marry you.

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