Links & Resources

The Vatican

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Fall River Diocese

Diocese of Fall River – Office of Faith Formation

Diocese of Fall River – Office of Faith Formation: Marriage-Preparation

Diocese of Fall River – Divorced and Separated Support Groups

Diocese of Fall River – The Catholic Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts 

Diocese of Fall River – Catholic Appeal (formerly called the Catholic Charities Appeal)

Diocese of Fall River - Office of Vocations

Diocese of Fall River - Office of the Permanent Diaconate 

Diocese of Fall River - Office of Safe Environment

Diocese of Fall River - Office of Strategic & Pastoral Planning


Codes of Canon Law (for the Code of Canon Law, the Eastern Code and recent chnages to the Codes)

Dignitas Connubii

Canon Law Society of America

The Catholic University of America – The School of Canon Law

For Your Marriage

Catholic Divorce Ministry

“How Can a Marriage Be Declared Null?” – Article on the Archdiocese of Boston’s website

“Annulment Process Provides Healing, Hope, and Restoration

Annulments: A Door to Healing (article on the Diocese of Portland’s website)

12 Myths about Marriage Annulments in the Catholic Church

Grounds for Marriage Annulment in the Catholic Church 

Preserving the Sanctity of Marriage: The Catholic Teaching on Annulment

Why It’s Important to Be Patient

“I Got an Annulment and I Am Very Glad I Did” - Personal Testimony  


The Anchor – The Newspaper of the Diocese of Fall River

Article 9/18/2015: “Breaking Down Pope Francis’ Recent Annulment Reforms"

Article 2/28/2014: “Clarifying the Annulment Process”

Article 9/13/2013: “Father Paul Robinson Retires as Diocesan Judicial Vicar: Father Jeff Cabral Takes Helm This Week”

Article 7/2/2010: “Father Cabral Earns Degree in Canon Law: Will Assume Duties at Diocesan Tribunal”

Article 3/27/2009: “Diocese’s Judicial Vicar Addresses Vatican on Clergy Sexual Abuse”


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