Archdiocese Eliminate Fees for Annulment

The Archdiocese of Washington announced in June 2015 the elimination of all fees for the annulment process. The decision was made in anticipation of the Jubilee of Mercy announced by Pope Francis to begin on December 8, 2015, and as we prepare to welcome our Holy Father to Washington. Earlier this year, Pope Francis indicated the importance of tribunals assisting those who wish to return to the sacraments, commenting, “How I wish all marriage proceedings were free of charge!”