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Singer Britney Spears attends the MTV Bash at the Hollywood Palladium on June 28, 2003 in Hollywood, California.

Britney Spears clarifies she asked for a Catholic church wedding: ‘I don’t like being called a liar’

Aug 10, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The American pop star has more to say about wanting to be married in a Catholic church. Read more

Britney Spears (L) and Sam Asghari arrive at the premiere of Sony Pictures' "Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood" at the Chinese Theatre on July 22, 2019 in Hollywood, California. The couple wed in June 2022.

Britney Spears’ wedding: Who can get married in a Catholic church?

Aug 4, 2022

By Katie Yoder

There are four main requirements to have a Catholic church wedding, a priest tells CNA. Read more

New Baltimore policy permits outdoor Catholic weddings

Jun 11, 2018

By Carl Bunderson

The Archdiocese of Baltimore has announced a policy to allow weddings to be held outside of parish churches, including at... Read more

The perfect Christmas gift: a wedding dress for a poor bride

Dec 28, 2017

A Catholic wedding planner has encouraged married women in Ecuador to “put a smile on the face of a poor... Read more

Italian nun helps brides say 'yes' to the dress

Dec 22, 2017

Italian brides are finding wedding dresses at an unusual spot hidden in the Umbrian hills, where they are able to... Read more


Costly weddings could be crippling for new marriages

Apr 19, 2017

By Carl Bunderson

Noting the sharply increasing costs of weddings, marriage advocates have begun to urge couples to be less extravagant in their... Read more

Pope Francis marries young deaf couple at Casa Santa Marta

Jul 20, 2016

Pope Francis does not ordinarily celebrate the Sacrament of Matrimony. But on July 9, he made an exception for a... Read more

Why can't Catholic couples write their own vows? This bishop explains.

Jan 9, 2016

The president of the Filipino bishops' conference has explained that couples are unable to write their own wedding vows because... Read more

Couples at the Vatican wait to be blessed by Pope Francis on Oct. 16, 2013.

In rare move, Pope Francis to publicly celebrate 20 marriages

Sep 5, 2014

By Elise Harris

The Vatican has released the schedule of Pope Francis' main liturgical celebrations for the month of September, during which he... Read more