Pentecostal rules dating divorced
Not even the Pope, Christ Vicar on earth, enjoys such power.
It is important to understand that this truth is not something the Church invented, she is merely being faithful to the teachings of her founder, Jesus Christ. the God who threw the stars into their orbits and knit you together in your mother's womb, took our flesh and dwelt among us.
The Church's teaching on those who have "remarried" illicitly is clear and has been consistent for 2000 years.
Canon 915 warns that those who "obstinately persist in manifest grave sin are not to be admitted to Holy Communion".
Some claim that there is a contradiction between the Church's laws on marriage vows and its compassionate teaching.
This is absolute nonsense because true compassion and love, the divine charity of the Gospels, must always place concern for the eternal salvation of others before any transient or earthly considerations.
Our suffering must be offered to God for the conversion of sinners and the salvation of souls.
If we persevere our reward will indeed be great - glory and happiness in heaven for ever.
Every time you made love in such a union, you would be committing adultery regardless of the blessing of the secular state or of disobedient priests.
The Apostolic Exhortation Familiaris Consortio (1981) states in paragraph 84 that this ruling applies to those who are "remarried" and the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1992) reaffirms this in paragraph 1650.