OF THE ANGLICAN PATRIARCHATE OF ROME
Tribunals of the Anglican Patriarchate of Rome are the ecclesiastical law
courts of the Stato Pontificio, Apostolic See, Anglican Rite
Roman Catholic Church. Each tribunal has a specific function, and
cases are heard as needed by a panel of judges. The functions of the
tribunals are governed by the Code of Particular Canon Law. They hear
matters pertaining to annulments of marriage, doctrinal matters, and
administrative matters. In cases involving potential sanctions,
should penalties are imposed, they may consist of excommunication,
interdict, or ecclesiastical censure, and in the case of clergy,
deposition from office and/or removal from the clerical state.
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Tribunal of the Florentine Rota
of the Patriarchal Penitentiary
tribunal, headed by a clerical official known as the Penitentiary
Major, is primarily responsible for maintaining lists of indulgenced
acts, granting dispensations from form, and hearing penitential
disputes. In some cases it may be a court of first instance,
particularly pertaining to matters of the clergy.
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