Pope Francis’ reforms to marriage annulment laws

At midday on 8 September, a press conference was held in the Holy See Press Office at which two letters issued Motu proprio by Pope Francis, “Mitis ludex Dominus Iesus” and “Mitis et misericors Iesus” were presented on the reform of canonical procedure for the annulment of marriage in the Code of Canon Law (CIC) and the Code of Canons of the Oriental Churches (CCEO) respectively. Links to these documents are:

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