I was told I have to go through a full annulment process which is quite long in my country due to a lack of people educated in Canon Law.I brought documents to the tribunal office (one of two) in my country and they said that they will put me on a waiting-list (few years long), but meanwhile I can supply more evidence if I find some.Accompanying that belief are other questions divorced Catholics have about their standing in the Church: Are they excommunicated? Can they continue in lay apostolate work or liturgical ministries?
Or, as Alicia stated it: “I’m too good to be divorced.
Set aside the usual obstacles to effective ministry — a shortage of money and religious, time-crunched volunteers and, even more, time-crunched pastors — and you’re still left with nearly a dozen major hurdles for the Church to clear in its outreach to divorced Catholics, starting with the intense emotional wounds left by divorce.
Those wounds are always deep, and when the person has been divorced against their will — which happens almost as often as not, thanks to the legal innovation of no-fault divorce — the wounds go deeper still.
She evidences authenticity when she professes and proclaims mercy.
On the thirtieth day of November, the First Sunday of Advent, 1980, our Holy Father issued his most recent encyclical letter, Dives in Misericordia, which is a "magna charta" on the mercy of God, and I recommend that the sons and daughters of this Local Church read it and meditate upon it.