In simplified overview, secular legislation originally loosely followed historic Canon Law. Since state legislation varies, have an experienced attorney determine the legal grounds and procedure for annulment, separation and divorce in your state.
Even working in a field that seems so old and dry, every so often you have the opportunity to stumble upon a text that is utterly unexpected. I stumbled upon -- and that is the right expression -- a question that seemed to leap off the page.
Recent pastoral letters and press conferences from Roman Catholic Bishops are demonstrating an increasing intolerance for other faiths and beliefs. These statements suggest that individual Catholics are not capable of knowing the strength of their own personal faith.