Scripture tells us that the unbelieving spouse is made holy through the believing spouse (1 Cor. Sacramentally in marriage the spouses are the conduits of grace to each other and in a mixed-marriage of disparity of cult the Catholic is a conduit of grace to the non-believer.If this leads to a free conversion of belief by the non-believer then the church rejoices.The Church refers to these types of marriages as [widgets_on_pages id="In Post Ad"] Sometimes a future spouse will choose to go through a process called RCIA to become Catholic prior to marriage, but it is not necessary to become Catholic before marrying a Catholic.However, express permission of the local bishop is necessary.The Catholic Church does not forbid Catholics from marrying people who are not Catholic.It has been the practice of the Church to marry non-Catholics and Catholics for quite some time.Conflict, he said, must be resolved through dialogue, not violence.
On Wednesday, the pope will visit one of Myanmar's most important Buddhist monasteries, where he will address the country's Supreme Sangha Council of Buddhist Monks.
If a Catholic insists on marriage to a non-Catholic, the Church allows it, but wants to protect the soul of the Catholic in the marriage by making sure the non-Catholic understands the moral teaching and obligations of the Catholic party and assure that the Catholic is not in a position hostile to his or her faith.
The Catholic Church calls the union of a Catholic to someone who has not been baptized a .
And perhaps that will resonate with people, with deeply religious Muslims but also with his own followers, and eventually lead to a further development," Günold Deutsche Welle.
The 80-year-old pontiff is on his nineteenth foreign trip of his papacy.