Statement from Bishop Lynch on the Announcement of Changes to the Annulment Process from Pope Francis - “By now, most of you have heard that Pope Francis has “made annulment of marriages cheaper and easier,” as one news source hastily reported. This report has resulted in many questions concerning what was actually stated in the Pontiff’s Apostolic Letter issued motu proprio (of his own initiative), which was released on, September 8th, although... Read More
DEPARTMENTAL CHANGE REGARDING STOCK/SECURITIES DONATIONS - As of May 1, 2017 responsibility for all Stock/Securities donations will be handled by the Campaign Processing Office.  Please direct all inquiries to either Kathy King of the Campaign Processing Office at PH: 727-341-6841 ; Fax: 727-347-6508 ; or email: kck@dosp.org  or Meegan Wright.  The Tribunal Office will continue to handle annulments, marriage files, dispensations/permissions... Read More
FEE UPDATE - Effective February 1, 2015, the fees for all Tribunal services were eliminated by direction of Bishop Robert N. Lynch.      This does not apply to cases begun prior to this date.      However, any remaining fees on cases currently in process will be disregarded.