Also, there are those guys called "deacons", most of whom ARE married. In our parish, the marriage prep is overseen by the deacon.
When I finally figured out my ex was a master of psychological abuse I went to my priest.
He guided me to freedom.
Your right. Ludicrous.
C.S. Lewis got heat for giving the Biblical view of marriage before he married. But he said that the Christian view of marriage is based “not on the experiences of men but on the teachings of Christ”.