Catholic Divorce: The Deception of Annulments

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Pierre Hégy, Joseph Martos
Continuum, 2000 - Family & Relationships - 230 pages
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Many people believe that the Roman Catholic Church's teaching on marriage is clear and consistent: marriage is a sacrament, the marriage contract is indissoluble, divorce and remarriage are forbidden.
In this book, theologians, historians, and sociologists overhaul the church's teaching and practice on divorce and remarriage, as well as personal testimonies from a number of persons who have gone through the annulment process.

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Coeditors Hegy (sociology, Adelphi Univ.) and Martos (religion, Spalding Univ.) have written four of this collection!s ten studies. Other contributors include a bishop of the Greek Orthodox Church, an ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Catholic Divorce Annulments and Deception
9
Letters Sent to Catholics Speak
26
Copyright

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Pierre Hegy is professor of sociology at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. Joseph Martos is professor of religious studies at Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky.

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