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Pope to Offer Streamlined Annulment Process

Pope Francis on Tuesday will release a new streamlined process for annulling marriages after he -- and generations of Catholics before him -- complained that the church's current system is cumbersome, costly and often unfair. The Vatican said Francis would release the new rules after a commission of canon lawyers spent the past year studying ways to simplify the process while safeguarding the principle of the indissolubility of marriage. Church teaching holds that Catholics can...

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