As Catholic parents, can my husband and I attend the wedding for our son and future daughter in law, if they are choosing to be married by a protestant pastor and not having a catholic wedding?Our son has been raised in the full Catholic tradition.His future wife is also catholic but not a practicing one.She and her family are Cand E Catholics.I don’t think she has received any of the sacraments except baptism. HELP?
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*]What are the rules for attending weddings?**
]* Why doesn’t the Church forbid Catholic attendance at invalid marriages?**