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Maria Shriver, Arnold Schwarzenegger on road to reconciliation?
L.A. Times ^ | 12/28/11 | Matt Donnelly

Posted on 12/28/2011 5:43:28 PM PST by Nachum

Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger's marriage might not be completely terminated, according to one report.

The couple, who filed for divorce in July surrounding a messy infidelity-and-love-child scandal on Arnold's part, could get a second chance thanks to Shriver's religious beliefs.

Shriver's Catholicism forbids divorce, so Maria is second-guessing the split, a TMZ source said Monday. The report also alleges that the former governor of California "desperately" wants his bride back and has been wooing her with gifts.

The pair spent the Christmas holiday together

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: reconciliation; schwarzenegger; shriver

1 posted on 12/28/2011 5:43:38 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Schwarzenegger is Catholic too.


2 posted on 12/28/2011 5:47:14 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Nachum

Maria’s Catholicism does not allow for divorce, but she can buy a annulment the same as her Uncle Ted did.

That is one of the things I do not like about Catholicism.

She has enough money to have the marriage annulled. Ted did. Aristotle Onassis did when he bought Jackie.That’s right he bought her.


3 posted on 12/28/2011 5:48:33 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Nachum
...And the people who care !!!
4 posted on 12/28/2011 5:48:33 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (Gun store gift certificate. An idea whose time has come.)
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To: Nachum
...And the people who care !!!
5 posted on 12/28/2011 5:48:51 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (Gun store gift certificate. An idea whose time has come.)
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To: Nachum

No, it does not forbid divorce. It forbids re-marriage after being divorced.


6 posted on 12/28/2011 5:49:23 PM PST by Emmett McCarthy
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To: Nachum

Same nanny?


7 posted on 12/28/2011 5:50:29 PM PST by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering, hate-filled lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: moovova

crap, that’s funny


8 posted on 12/28/2011 5:53:28 PM PST by advertising guy (dammit)
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To: Nachum

If true, it is a good thing.
As “just people” trying to figure it out, I hope they do.
As celebrities, I do not care.


9 posted on 12/28/2011 5:53:28 PM PST by svcw (God's Grace - thank you)
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To: Nachum

She could get an annulment. And she could remarry in the Church if she so desires. I;m sure she would have no problem getting her Bishop in her dioceses to approve the annulment.


10 posted on 12/28/2011 5:57:23 PM PST by VicVega (LSU is without a doubt the #1 team in the nation. GEAUX TIGERS, Geaux Saints)
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To: Venturer
Aristotle Onassis did when he bought Jackie.That’s right he bought her.

From whom?

11 posted on 12/28/2011 6:04:53 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Venturer

so what they are cafeteria pelosi catholics anyway.


12 posted on 12/28/2011 6:08:25 PM PST by bravo whiskey (If the little things really bother you, maybe it's because the big things are going well.)
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To: Nachum

“Shriver’s Catholicism forbids divorce.....”

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What about Arnold’s Catholicism?


13 posted on 12/28/2011 6:11:08 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: Nachum

Jesus said divorce is permissible in the case of marital infidelity. Jesus’ word trumps Church Doctrine.


14 posted on 12/28/2011 6:13:13 PM PST by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOS!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Infidelity IS grounds for divorce in the Catholic church.


15 posted on 12/28/2011 6:14:22 PM PST by Havisham
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To: Pearls Before Swine

He bought her in the same way a john buys a prostitute.


16 posted on 12/28/2011 6:14:29 PM PST by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: Nachum

If Maria hadn’t been going to Our Lady Of The Jackass Party she’d have known this all along.


17 posted on 12/28/2011 6:14:29 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: Nachum; a fool in paradise

Oh, no, are they going to make another movie together? What’s next, Annette and Frankie on the Malibu beach?


18 posted on 12/28/2011 6:16:50 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Venturer; verga; thesaleboat; Sick of Lefties; Chainmail; StrongandPround; lilyramone; ...
Maria’s Catholicism does not allow for divorce, but she can buy a annulment the same as her Uncle Ted did.

19 posted on 12/28/2011 6:17:52 PM PST by narses
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To: Nachum

Who gives a rats ass?


20 posted on 12/28/2011 6:19:02 PM PST by Bibman (Tea Party since 1976)
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To: Nachum

A wise woman I once worked with had some sage advice Maria should heed: Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.


21 posted on 12/28/2011 6:19:48 PM PST by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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To: Venturer

Jackie and Onassis were married in his Greek Orthodox church not her Roman Catholic. Orthodox have different rules on divorce and remarriage.


22 posted on 12/28/2011 6:28:55 PM PST by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: Emmett McCarthy
No, it does not forbid divorce.

Not quite. As explained unambiguosly in Canon Law, the Church does not recognize civil divorce in a valid consummated mariage.

Can. 1141 A marriage which is ratified and consummated cannot be dissolved by any human power or by any cause other than death.

23 posted on 12/28/2011 6:55:56 PM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Venturer
That is one of the things I do not like about Catholicism.

Sounds like you've confused what some people try and pass off as Catholicism with actual Catholicism.

Since the swimmer never intended to honor his wedding vows, by his own admission, then a valid marriage never existed. Joan deserved a Decree of Nullity aka an annulment.

Incidentally, the swimmer's marriage to Victoria Reggie was a civil marriage not a sacramental one, so he continued violating the Sixth Commandment until his death.

24 posted on 12/28/2011 7:07:21 PM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: svcw

If they manage to save their marriage and get back together again, I would have the utmost respect for both of them, especially Maria. Best wishes and God Bless.


25 posted on 12/28/2011 7:10:12 PM PST by Sam Clements
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To: Nachum

ick . . .


26 posted on 12/28/2011 7:24:47 PM PST by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: Sam Clements

I agree! They still have a teenage son at home who needs both of his parents!


27 posted on 12/28/2011 7:27:01 PM PST by srmorton (Deut. 30 19: "..I have set before you life and death,....therefore, choose life..")
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To: Nachum

Maria will have to borrow Hillary’s testicle lock box. At least, to the best of my knowledge, Arnold is not a rapist.


28 posted on 12/28/2011 8:00:56 PM PST by depressed in 06 ( Where is the 1984 Apple Super Bowl ad when we need it?)
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To: Grizzled Bear
Jesus said divorce is permissible in the case of marital infidelity. Jesus’ word trumps Church Doctrine.

You need to read Mark 10 very carefully before simplifying the word of Christ in the manner you stated. First of all, Jesus did NOT say that divorce was permissible in the case of marital ‘infidelity’....infidelity is a word that has much broader meaning than just adultery and it essentially means ‘lack of fidelity’ (anything less than total loyalty to a purpose). As such, the word infidelity not only includes the act of adultery but it also includes the case where one of the spouse refuses to have sex with his//her lawfully wedded husband/wife. Furthermore, what Christ actually did say was that divorce was made permissible under Jewish law because of the ‘hardness of their hearts’.....this was recognition of the fact that some people just simply would not forgive a spouse whether this was for the act of adultery OR the withholding of sex from his/her lawfully wedded spouse. Forgiveness and reconciliation was the preferred path even in Old Testament days.... but divorce was allowed for the case of adultery (albeit against the will of God).

Finally, it is very interesting to do a word search on every time that Christ used the word adultery. It shows up 13 times in the New Testament......4 times to say ‘don’t commit adultery’, one time when he clarified that adultery also included not only the physical act but even forming the mental image of the act..... and the point I want to make, 8 of those 13 times were various ways of saying that if a person remarries after a divorce, they were committing adultery.

29 posted on 12/28/2011 8:03:48 PM PST by hecticskeptic
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To: Havisham
Infidelity IS grounds for divorce in the Catholic church.

See my post 29.....Do those grounds also include the act of withholding sex from the marriage partner? Or is that when an annulment can be used? Or is an annulment only allowed to kick in if the marriage has never been sexually consummated? Could someone please explain how annulment works in the Catholic Church? I have never understand what looks like such an arbitrary way that this gets pulled out of a hat i.e. as in cases like Teddy Kennedy.

30 posted on 12/28/2011 8:14:53 PM PST by hecticskeptic
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To: Nachum

Going downthread, all the religion stuff is bogus!

Maria must like the massiveness of Aronld’s sex muscle,
that’s what she married, that’s what she still wants!
Plus the power!


31 posted on 12/28/2011 8:30:06 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Emmett McCarthy

Well actually it just forbids re-marriage in the Catholic church and you cannot take communion anymore.


32 posted on 12/28/2011 8:37:04 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Noob1999

Wow...I bet you’re a real embarrassment to be around in public.


33 posted on 12/28/2011 8:40:33 PM PST by Outlaw Woman ( Hello, Hello...Remember me...I'm everything you can't control...)
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To: Outlaw Woman

Yep!

I just try to let my limp muscle hang out of my shorts!

Ain’t no-one impressed!


34 posted on 12/28/2011 8:47:51 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Venturer

I received an annulment, the cost was $600.00.


35 posted on 12/28/2011 8:54:22 PM PST by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: narses

LOL Yeah I am wrong all right..


36 posted on 12/29/2011 4:59:01 AM PST by Venturer
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