*Can two God siblings marry? Can a God-brother and God-sister marry?

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Can two God siblings marry? Can a God-brother and God-sister marry?


Per Eastern Orthodox canon law, a god brother and god sister cannot marry. The families have been joined under God by baptism and thus cannot be married in the Orthodox faith.

A person is considered a god sibling with someone when their parents have baptized a child in their family.

If family A has 2 children and family B has 2 children Ė and either of the parents in family A baptized a child in family B, then those 4 siblings are considered godchildren. Children from family A cannot be married to children in family B in the Orthodox church.



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