Marriage Issues: Weddings; Divorce; Annulment; Remarriage


As the author of “101 Quick Questions with Catholic Answers: Marriage, Divorce, and Annulment”, Jim gets to the heart of this widely misunderstood area of Church teaching.  During this talk we will consider these simple questions that even most Catholics can’t answer:

•         Can Catholics marry non-Catholics?
•         Does the Church allow divorce?
•         Can divorced Catholics receive communion?
•         Can they remarry?
•         Aren't annulments just Catholic divorces?
•         Can I attend a wedding outside the Church?
•         Why so many rules about marriage?
•         And more!


Jim Blackburn is a cradle Catholic who was born and raised in Illinois. After graduating from Southern Illinois University, Jim ran his own brokerage firm for twelve years. During that time, he studied Catholicism and other faiths,...