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Catholic Beliefs

About Catholic Marriage

Catholic Beliefs


Catholic Beliefs

Catholics believe that marriage comes as a gift from the hand of God.

Catholics believe that marriage comes as a gift from the hand of God. The Catholic vision of marriage is rooted in Sacred Scripture and is expressed in the teachings and practices of the Church. It has these main elements:

  • Marriage unites a couple in faithful and mutual love
  • Marriage opens a couple to giving life
  • Marriage is a way to respond to God’s call to holiness
  • Marriage calls the couple to be a sign of Christ’s love in the world

The links below provide more information about specific dimensions of Catholic marriage:

Additional resources:



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