Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
XP: Treatise On Contrition
Q[55] Of The Impediment Of Affinity
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We must consider next the impediment of affinity. Under this head there are eleven points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether affinity results from matrimony?

A[2] Whether it remains after the death of husband or wife?

A[3] Whether it is caused through unlawful intercourse?

A[4] Whether it arises from a betrothal?

A[5] Whether affinity is caused through affinity?

A[6] Whether affinity is an impediment to marriage?

A[7] Whether affinity in itself admits of degrees?

A[8] Whether its degrees extend as far as the degrees of consanguinity?

A[9] Whether marriages of persons related to one another by consanguinity or affinity should always be dissolved by divorce?

A[10] Whether the process for the dissolution of like marriages should always be by way of accusation?

A[11] Whether witnesses should be called in such a case?