Canon Text
Canon 1050.For a person to be promoted to sacred orders, the following documents are required:

1. a testimonial that studies have been properly completed according to the norm of can. 1032;

2. for those to be ordained to the presbyterate, a testimonial that the diaconate was received;

3. for candidates to the diaconate, a testimonial that baptism, confirmation and the ministries mentioned incan. 1035 were received; likewise, a testimonial that the declaration mentioned in can. 1036 was made, and if the one to be ordained to the permanent diaconate is a married candidate, testimonials that the marriage was celebrated and the wife consents.

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