Marriage indissolubility

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Pope Francis advises Roman Rota formation course Nov. 30, 2019.

Pope Francis: The Church seeks truth and healing for wounded marriages

Pope Francis said Saturday that the Church suffers with couples who are in a “wounded marriage,” and seeks their healing... Read more

Pope Francis and a newly married couple Jan. 20, 2016.

Pope Francis: Lasting marriage needs self-gift and Christ's grace

A married couple striving to faithfully live out their life-long commitment to each other, need both God’s grace and love... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

Revamped annulment process focuses on speed, role of local bishops

In a revamped marriage annulment process, Pope Francis has made significant changes, giving more of a role to the local... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square, April 22, 2015.

Pope receives briefing on activities at Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts

During his visit to the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts last week, Pope Francis was updated on the office's important... Read more

At the heart of the annulment process: Justice, salvation of souls, Pope says

Pope Francis gave a brief address to canonists on Wednesday, discussing the grave importance of justice in the process of... Read more

Papal phone calls cannot change Church doctrine, canonist assures

Marriage is indissoluble according to the doctrine of the Church and a Pope’s phone call could not change that, a... Read more