[quote=GoLatin]Yes, I believe that it is Catholic tradition that the bride and groom process together.
The bride does not need to be given away. The bride and groom are the ones receiving the Sacrament of Marriage, not the father of the bride.
If I ever get married, I will not have anybody give me away. Of course, my father can attend the ceremony if he wants to!
The entire “giving someone away” is actually not in the Rite of Marriage, but is entirely a secular custom. Thus, there are no "Catholic’ traditions on the subject, only regional or ethnic practices.
I have seen several variations, bride alone (meeting groom at altar), bride with groom, bride with father.