The Great Gatsby

Why does Catherine say Tom and Daisy can't divorce?

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Catherine says that Tom and Daisy cannot get a divorce because Daisy is Catholic.

"You see?" cried Catherine triumphantly. She lowered her voice again. "It's really his wife that's keeping them apart. She's a Catholic and they don't believe in divorce."


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