The 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.


Supreme Holy Office

Holy Office Website

Patriarchal Tribunal of the Florentine Rota

Florentine Rota Website

Tribunal of the Patriarchal Penitentiary

This 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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