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What God has joined together [electronic resource] : the annulment crisis in American Catholicism / Robert H. Vasoli.

Author/Creator:
Vasoli, Robert H.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (265 p.)
Subjects:
Marriage -- Annulment (Canon law) -- Popular works.
Marriage -- Annulment -- United States -- Popular works.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Since Vatican II, there has been a sizeable increase in the number of Catholic marriage annulments in the USA - previously a rarity. This text offers a study of this annulment ""American-style"", exploring how and why the American system has become geared to the mass-production of annulments.
Contents:
Contents; Introduction; 1. Profaning Marriage; 2. Winds of Change; 3. Building on the Groundwork; 4. The New Jurisprudence; 5. Psychologizing Annulment; 6. Systemic Abuse of Psychology; 7. Promoting the Blueprint; 8. Screening and Docketing Cases; 9. Tribunal Personnel; 10. Respondents and the Right of Defense; 11. Appellate Review; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-247) and index.
ISBN:
1-280-52898-2
0-19-802669-2
1-4294-0434-5
OCLC:
476016002
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