Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Pope Waives Fee for Annulment--Providence Diocese Follows Suit

From the Rhode Island Catholic:

After Pope Francis expressed his wish to eliminate all fees charged for marriage annulment, the Diocese of Providence followed suit. The elimination of fees is in effort to streamline the annulment process as well as making the process less arduous for Catholics who wished to remain “in good standing.”

Being able to annul without fees will allow more couples to divorce and remarry without sacrificing their standing in the Church.

Read more here.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2016/06/pope-waives-fee-for-annulment-providence-diocese-follows-suit.html

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