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Pope Francis speaks to a bride and groom couple attending his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square.

Pope Francis speaks to a bride and groom couple attending his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square.

Pope: Parish priests called to support married couples

25/02/2017 12:45

On Saturday morning in the Vatican, Pope Francis met with parish priests participating in a training course dealing with annulment procedures and other legal issues surrounding marriage.

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Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square Wednesday, 16 Nov 2016

Pope meets bishops studying new marriage laws

19/11/2016 08:40

Pope Francis met on Friday with bishops from around the world who are attending a course at the Vatican tribunal of the Roman Rota to discuss recent developments regarding marriage annulments.

Pope Francis addressed the participants in a course organized by the Roman Rota on the new matrimonial nullity norms

Pope Francis addressed the participants in a course organized by the Roman Rota on the new matrimonial nullity norms

Pope to participants of Roman Rota course: 'The Church is mother'

12/03/2016 11:47

 Pope Francis addressed the participants of a formation course held by the Roman Rota on Saturday. The formation course for canon lawyers focused on the new juridical process for the verification of marital nullity.

File picture of Pope Francis greeting cardinals

File picture of Pope Francis greeting cardinals

G-9 meeting: Decentralization and the new dicasteries

09/02/2016 15:36

The latest meeting of the Council of Cardinals, ended on Tuesday and was largely dedicated to discussing the theme of ‘synodality’ and Pope Francis’ call for greater decentralization of the Church and also the latest proposals  for the new dicasteries. 

Pope Francis with judges of the Roman Rota on Friday

Pope Francis with judges of the Roman Rota on Friday

Prelate-auditor: Pope's focus in speech to Rota faith, truth and mercy

22/01/2016 17:25

 In his annual allocution to the Roman Rota, delivered on Friday, Pope Francis touched on two major themes: the role of faith in making a marriage, and the complementarity of truth and mercy – especially as the Church’s marriage law is concerned in practice

The Roman Rota attends Mass at the beginning of their Judicial Year. They later met with Pope Francis.

The Roman Rota attends Mass at the beginning of their Judicial Year. They later met with Pope Francis.

Pope Francis: Christian marriage "not an ideal for the few"

22/01/2016 13:00

Pope Francis on Friday told the Tribunal of the Roman Rota - a Vatican court which deals with marriage annulments - the Church’s teaching on marriage is not an “ideal for the few,” but “a reality that can be experienced by all the baptized.”

 

Pope Francis with the judges of the Roman Rota

Pope Francis with the judges of the Roman Rota

Pope Francis: rescript on reform of Roman Rota

11/12/2015 14:02

Pope Francis issued a legal decree on Friday, regarding the implementation of the recent reforms to the Church’s marriage law, specifically as far as the role of the Church’s highest appellate court – the Sacred Roman Rota – is concerned