Catholic man dating muslim women

And from a Catholic perspective, is it really that bad to be in a mixed faith marriage? He enjoys drinking a nice beer once in a while with me.

I mean, we do have disagreements, obviously, but we’ve found compromises to be beneficial in our relationship. It’s not better or worse than Catholicism, just another way. But he staunchly refuses to eat anything containing pork, which I respect, though it amuses me.

We’ve encouraged each other to see other people to make sure that we feel connected with each other and that it’s simply not lust or mere infatuation. Is it really that bad that I am quite fine with not raising the children Catholic?

I’m quite fine with them being raised Muslim and going to Catholic schools.

Once you have children though, that may change and it’s the kind of issue that can tear a marriage apart.

You would need to discuss these kinds of issues with a priest. I’ve been dating a Muslim man for about a year now.

And from a Catholic perspective, is it really that bad to be in a mixed faith marriage?

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I told him I wouldn’t marry him until I got commissioned into the Army Nurse Corps (which would be in about 2 years). ** How terrible is it, from a Catholic view, that I refuse to try and encourage him to convert? I’ve been dating a Muslim man for about a year now.We’ve met each other’s parents and have an approval from both sides, although I think my old-school, pre-Vatican II mom is a bit hesitant.As a child I had parents that were from two different backgrounds and it presented problems for my brother and I because children need to have guidance when determining truth.The truth in small manners and in big ones, and while you and your boyfriend can agree on small truths it is the larger truths that will be very difficult if not impossible to reconcile. I encourage you to pray about your decision and to seek counsel from either a priest or someone you know can help guide you in spiritual matters. You mentioned in your post that you don’t feel a need to evangelize your boyfriend and that you would have no problem with your children being raised Muslim and that you feel Islam is another way to God.

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