ASK FATHER: “Favor of the Faith” case approved

Posted May 11, 2017 6:17 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

From a reader…

Dear Father,
I am marrying a previously married woman who two weeks ago recieved a dissolution of her previous marriage in “favor of the faith” from the Holy Father.
Today she recieved the official decree from the CDF.
I’m curious how did this process work? Did the Pope actually read the case (it’s not signed by him, but stated he granted his “affirmative? Or does the CDF conditionally approve such decrees and they bring a stack to him and he approves them all at once?
With your background Vatican, I’d be curious about what exactly happened the last 4 months we were

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