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    priest?

    Hey,

    Does a "priest" do the marriage ceremony or is it a "bishop" or a "minister"?
    Any other answer is accepted.

    thanks,

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    #2

    Re: priest?

    In England and Wales, any licensed celebrant can conduct a marriage ceremony.

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    #3

    Re: priest?

    The title of the person who conducts the marriage will depend on which religion he/she/the couple are (or non-religious of course).

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    The title of the person who conducts the marriage will depend on which religion he/she/the couple are (or non-religious of course).
    What's the title in Christianity?

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    #5

    Re: priest?

    In Church of England Christianity, I believe it's a vicar.

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    thanks,

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    Re: priest?

    In the so called "non-conformist" Christian churches, Methodist, Baptist etcetera, it's "Minister".

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    thanks a lot,

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    #9

    Re: priest?

    Catholics have priests. Other Christians denominations use the title "minister."

    A bishop is the leader of the church in a given area. Priests answer to the bishop. A bishop could do a marriage ceremony, but that is unlikely.

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    #10

    Re: priest?

    bishop, vicar, priest, deacon, minister, pastor, reverend . . .

    Yes, it depends upon the denomination.

    For sure it will be a "church official" who will perform the ceremony.

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