9-10-2015 Roman Catholic Church Annuls Marriages

On September 8, 2015, the Roman Catholic Head issued a “Motu Proprio,” Latin for “by his own initiative,” reducing the process of “annulment” for marriages. Though not sanctioning divorce, Catholic marriages may be declared not valid (“annulled”) because it lacked: free will, psychological maturity, or openness to having children. It’s sad to think that sin could be labeled “not sin.” Jesus said: “For this reason ‘a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh?’ So then, they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let not man separate” (Matthew 19:5-6 NKJV). Calling “divorce” an “annulment” doesn’t change it, and human reasons” for “annulment” are not reasons for divorce. What God joins, no man can separate by calling it “annulment.”