This book focuses on the Synod of Bishops' consideration of canonically irregular marriages, the principles implicated in the Church's teaching on indissolubility, and ways that canonical practice might be streamlined.
Part One: Sacramental and Indissoluble Marriage
A.Anticipation of the Synod: Conflicting Views
B.The Synod's Deliberations (October 5-19, 2014)
C.Divorce and Remarriage
D.Indissolubility and Sacramentality
Part Two: Streamlining Canon Law suggests how to update the current canonical process for addressing irregular marriages.
A. Substantive Marriage Law
B. Procedural Marriage Law
Conclusions to this piece urge a rediscovery of the newness Christ brought to marriage.