Rorate Caeli

Annulments vs. the Vatican, continued

Looking at data on Catholic marriage and divorce, it often seems the last person to have his annulment petition denied was Henry VIII.  Major dioceses grant annulments to around 97 percent of those who divorce and ask for their marriages to be declared invalid.  That may be changing, according to reporting by John Allen on a recent conference in Rome:

‘Loose canon’ on annulments may get tighter