Catholics should not attend Protestant services?

Hello,

A Catholic friend of mine and his wife recently attended an evangelical service, at the request of a former work colleague. It was not a funeral or baptism, where we can attend out of respect for an individual, if we do not take part in communion.

I told him he shouldn’t be doing this, and wanted to refer him to the CCC, but I have forgotten what section deals with this issue. Can you provide me this information? This fellow has now been reading material from James Dobson’s “Focus on the Family,” so I am concerned.

Sincerely in Christ,

Gary Menozzi

Gary,

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