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Catholic Church Divorce

Pope Francis Relaxes Church Rules On Divorce

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 04.08.2016 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Friday called for a Church that was less strict and more compassionate towards "imperfect" Catholics, such as...

Pope Francis: Divorce Can Be 'Morally Necessary' To Protect Kids

Religion News Service | Rosie Scammell | Posted 06.25.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis said Wednesday (June 24) that there are times when it is “morally necessary” for couples to separate, as part of t...

Pope Francis Wants All Annulments To Be Free

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 01.25.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Pope Francis on Friday (Jan. 23) warned the Vatican’s top marriage judges that they should not “lock the salvation of persons within the str...

Cardinal: Catholic Church Will Not Budge On Divorce

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Public disagreements over whether the Roman Catholic Church can change its teachings on Communion for remarried Catholics are growing sharper on...