Can a practicing Catholic officiate at a civil wedding?

Hollo, my husband and I are Practicing catholics. his brother just asked him to officiate as justice of peace at his upcoming wedding. His brother is catholic and his fiancé is Greek orthodox,but neither go to church. is this okay for my husband to do?


The following link should answer your question about officiating at a civil ceremony. If you have any further questions, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

Recommended Reading:

Can a Catholic layman officiate at a civil wedding ceremony?

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in these forums do not necessarily reflect those of Catholic Answers. For official apologetics resources please visit