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Synonyms for annul

to put an end to, especially formally and with authority

to remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean

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Pio Vito Pinto, dean of the Roman Rota, a Vatican court, speaks at a press conference for the release of Pope Francis' documents concerning changes to marriage annulments at the Vatican Sept.
Many dioceses in the developing world don't even have annulment tribunals.
What's only allowed is annulment which is a declaration that the marriage was void from the beginning.
All the legal areas she presents in her previous paragraphs as well as the theological notions of shalom bayit and even the more controversial issues of annulment have been and continue to be discussed without reference to Christianity.
Nationwide, it's estimated that more than 50,000 annulments are granted each year.
Two years later, in 1993, Joe sought an annulment of the marriage so he could wed longtime aide Beth Kelly and remain in good standing with the Catholic Church--de rigueur for a Kennedy preparing to run for governor of Massachusetts.
Francis has also sought to reform and streamline the annulment process and he has pushed to make it less expensive and more widely available.
68% of annulments today are granted because of "defective consent," which involves at least one of the parties not having sufficient knowledge or maturity.
Some Catholics feel annulments are too easy to get, they say the fact that annulments appear to be so prevalent and readily issued feeds into the divorce mentality that has one of every two marriages failing.
VATICAN CITY * Pope Francis raised the prospect of no-cost marriage annulments on Nov.
Coupled with America's booming divorce rate, there has been an incredible increase in the number of annulments granted by Church courts in the United States.
Other friends have had their divorces blessed with annulments with far less cause.
ROME * A conference in late April hinted that the Vatican may be moving toward a more restrictive posture on annulments, the procedure in church law for declaring a marriage null and void, which some critics refer to as "Catholic divorce.
Annulments within the Catholic Church are purely a church matter.
Many annulments are granted in cases that do not go through the judicial process.