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Changes to the Declaration of Nullity Process

Pope Francis outlined significant changes to the declaration of nullity (annulment) process in the Church.

The Hope of the Family: A Dialogue with Gerhard Cardinal Muller

A great read in preparation for the 2015 Ordinary Synod on the Family! The interview format features highly relevant Q&As with the Cardinal responsible for the Vatican’s doctrine office.

Pope Francis on Possible Changes to the Declaration of Nullity Process

In a meeting with diocesan officials and canon lawyers, Pope Francis discussed the need to make the declaration of nullity (annulment) process more efficient and less expensive.



Editor’s note: Based on the changes to the declaration of nullity process called for by Pope Francis in his motu proprio Apostolic Letters of September 8, 2015, this page is undergoing review and revision. For more information, see What is an annulment? “Annulment” is an unfortunate word that is sometimes used to refer to […]



How does the Church view divorce? The Church believes that God, the author of marriage, established it as a permanent union. When two people marry, they form an unbreakable bond. Jesus himself taught that marriage is permanent (Matthew 19:3-6), and St. Paul reinforced this teaching (see 1 Cor 7:10-11 and Eph 5:31-32). The Church does […]

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