Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
XP: Treatise On Contrition
Q[61] Of The Impediment To Marriage, Arising From A Solemn Vow
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We must next consider the impediments which supervene to marriage. We shall consider (1) the impediment which affects an unconsummated marriage, namely a solemn vow: (2) the impediment which affects a consummated marriage, namely fornication. Under the first head there are three points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether either party after the marriage has been consummated can enter religion without the other's consent?

A[2] Whether they can enter religion before the consummation of the marriage?

A[3] Whether the wife can take another husband if her former husband has entered religion before the consummation of the marriage?