Is it legal for a protestant and a Roman Catholic or Jew to date or marry?

Seriously, I wonder because we all know that Judaism, Christianity, and Protestanism are very similar; protestants followed the Christians. I also wonder because my Christian friend likes a protestant girl. If you can help legalize this thanks alot.

12 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    The laws might differ from country to country, but interreligious dating and marriage is legal in most countries.

    Also the Catholic Church allows marriage between Catholics and non-Catholics.

    The interfaith couple will have to get permission from the bishop

    Anyone married in the Catholic Church has to:

    + Take a pre-marriage course

    + Promise to baptize and educate their children in the Catholic Church.

    Here is a good article with suggestions on how to help an interchurch marriage succeed:

    For more information, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church, sections 1633-1637:

    With love in Christ.

  • 4 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    Legal??? Yes... At least in America... The big question is will the churches accept it??? For the most part I think they would... The Catholic would have to get married the the Catholic church... But other than that I think the problems would be few...

    Source(s): Proud Liberal Christian...
  • 1 decade ago

    Protestants are Christians. A Protestant is any Christian who is not Catholic.

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  • They are all Abrahamic religions so its really all the same at the basis.

    I don't see why it would be illegal to date someone of ones choice despite the couples religious differences.

    Some people may frown upon it ( I don't, I think it's silly to think that way) but I don't think it is illegal.

    Peace and Blessings = )

  • 1 decade ago

    Where I am from you can marry pretty much anybody, as long you stay within your species....religion has nothing to do with the legality of marriage.

    But if you want to marry your St. Bernarnd....that is another matter entirely.

  • 4 years ago


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  • Corey
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    If you live in America, there are no legal restrictions on what religions people are when they get married.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    There's something called Separation of Church and State.

  • 1 decade ago

    Ummm...I don't think there are any laws against it.....

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