Posts Tagged ‘marriage annulments’

Pope announces free and speedy marriage annulment

Friday, September 11th, 2015

New moves announced by Pope Francis reform and simplify the process for getting a marriage annulment. Except for the just payment of Marriage Tribunal staff, the reforms make the annulment process free and remove the need of a second review that the marriage was invalid. Pope Francis has also sped up the process leading to Read more

Annulment simplified but grounds unchanged – Cardinal Dew

Friday, September 11th, 2015

“The Synod gathering in 2014 discussed simplifying the process for people and I’m pleased to see that Pope Francis has been able to move on this fairly quickly after that discussion,” said Cardinal John Dew, Moderator of the Marriage Tribunal. He was speaking after Pope Francis announced that the marriage annulment process is to be Read more

US diocese abolishes fees for marriage annulments

Friday, June 13th, 2014

The diocese of Cleveland in Ohio is to eliminate fees for marriage annulments, in an effort to help more Catholics return to the practice of their faith. Bishop Richard Lennon announced this is to promote the common good of the faithful of Cleveland. A typical annulment case costs petitioners about US$450. The overall cost of Read more