Question: Why does the Orthodox Church allow divorce?

For the Eastern Orthodox, the marriage is indissoluble as in it should not be broken, the violation of such a union, perceived as holy, being an offence resulted from either adultery or the prolonged absence of one of the partners. Thus, permitting remarriage is an act of compassion of the Church towards sinful man.

Which church does not support divorce?

The Catholic Church does not recognise divorce. A marriage can only end when one partner dies or if there are grounds for an annulment . Catholics believe that an annulment is the only way a marriage can be ended.

Why doesnt the church allow divorce?

The Catholic Church does not recognise divorce as it goes against the teachings of Christ - No human being must separate, then, what God has joined together. If a couple does get a divorce then they will not be allowed to remarry in the Catholic Church, as it would be classed as committing adultery.

Is divorce allowed in Orthodox Christianity?

The Eastern Orthodox Church permits divorce and remarriage in church in certain circumstances, though its rules are generally more restrictive than the civil divorce rules of most countries.

Write us

Find us at the office

Yee- Lancione street no. 98, 92681 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Give us a ring

Hawkins Parolisi
+18 246 478 424
Mon - Fri, 10:00-19:00

Say hello