Definition for "Convalidation"

Convalidation - (Noun)

In Roman Catholic canon law, the making of a putative marriage valid following the removal of some impediment.
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A ceremony in which a marriage, such as a civil marriage, is made recognized by the church.
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Convalidation - (General)

1. Validation of marriage or convalidation of marriage is, in Roman Catholic canon law, making a putative marriage a valid one, after the removal of an impediment, or its dispensation, or the removal of defective consent. Once a putative marriage has been validated, it cannot be annulled.
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2. A couple who had entered into a civil union of marriage must return to full communion with the church; therefore, both may contract a new act of marital consent within the proper setting and within the correct canonical form in the church. THIS IS NOT A BLESSING! ...
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