danger of death, the local hierarch can dispense the
faithful subject to him wherever they are and other
faithful actually present within the territorial
of his eparchy from the form to be observed in the
of marriage, and from each and every impediment of
law, whether public or occult, except the impediment of the sacred order of
priesthood. 2. In the same situation and only for those cases in which the
local hierarch cannot
the following have the same power: the pastor; another priest endowed with the
faculty of blessing the marriage and
Catholic priest mentioned in can 832, 2; the confessor, if
it is a
question of an occult impediment for the internal forum,
within or outside the act of sacramental confession. 3.
hierarch is not considered to be accessible if he can
contacted only by means other than letter or personal access.