Does the Catholic Church believe that St. Peter was married?

I hope someone can answer this question for me. I was recently asked this, does the Catholic church believe that saint peter was married ? in reference to the passage in the Gospels about his mother in law. Thank you and God bless

Dear Mark,

If Scripture says that he had a mother-in-law, then St. Peter was married. But that is all that we know of his marriage. There is no mention anywhere else, including his death, of wife or family.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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