Marriage, annulments of

Another Kind of Death Sentence

By Anthony Esolen, Crisis, February 11, 2021 “If you forgive men their trespasses,” says Jesus, “your heavenly Father will also forgive you; but if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses” (Mt. 6:14-15). In permitting divorced and... read more

A strange complaint: Pope Francis’s speech to the Rota

By Charles Collins, Catholic Herald, February 18, 2021 Pope Francis recently lamented the fact that a declaration of matrimonial nullity “is thought of as a cold act, a mere ‘legal decision’.” In an annual address to the Roman Rota — the Vatican court that mostly handles appeals of... read more