How do I enter the Catholic Church?

My questions concerns conversion: I am a divorced Baptist. My newfound appreciation for the Catholic Church is calling me. Can I become a Catholic?

Yes, you certainly can become a Catholic. Depending on the particulars of your marital situation, your entrance into the Church may require a few more steps than other converts, but your divorce should not cause a permanent barrier to entering the Church. Please speak with a local Catholic priest for information about the process you will need to take to be received into the Church. If you have difficulties, please feel free to call Catholic Answers’ business office for personalized assistance. God bless.

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