Metropolitan Tribunal


The staff of the Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis welcomes you.  Perhaps you are seeking an annulment and have questions or you are curious about the Catholic Church’s teachings on marriage and the annulment process?  As a Tribunal ministry, we are committed to serve you in the best possible manner and hope that you find the resources of this website helpful.  Among the information contained on this website that may be helpful, you will find:

Of course, you can contact us directly at any time for further information at 317-236-1460 or  Any of our staff will gladly assist you.

2019 Training Sessions (sponsored by the Metropolitan Tribunal)

  • Annulment Information Night – October 21, 2019
    • Are you curious about how the annulment process works, in the midst of a divorce, or getting ready to begin the annulment process? 
    • You are cordially invited to attend the annual Annulment Information Night sponsored by the Office of Marriage and Family Life and the Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. We will gather for this event on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at The Catholic Center (1400 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN) where the privacy of all attendees is respected.
    • There is no cost to attend and registration is not required. Light snacks and beverages will be provided.
    • For more information about this event, contact Gabriela Ross in the Office of Marriage and Family Life at (317) 592-4007 or or Tara Sheringer at (317) 236-1511 or

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Your word is a lamp for my steps,
a light for my path.
I have sworn firmly
to uphold your just rulings.

I have suffered so much,
give me the life you promise.
Receive, Lord, all that I say,
and teach me your wisdom.

Though danger stalks,
I will never forget your law.
Though the wicked set traps,
I will not stray from you.

Your laws are my heritage,
the joy of my heart for ever.
I am determined to obey
for a lasting reward.

— Psalm 119: 105-112


Our mission statement

We, the Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, called to share in the prophetic and reconciling ministry of Jesus and the Church, strive to:

  • Uphold the Gospel teaching on the sanctity and dignity of marriage
  • Safeguard the rights of individuals and the common good
  • Seek truth and justice in all judicial matters.

We do this primarily by investigating and judging in accord with the procedural law and jurisprudence of the Church the cases which come properly to us, notably, cases of nullity or dissolution of marriage.

Above all, we commit ourselves to act with compassion, charity and concern for the salvation of souls -- the supreme law of the Church.

Contact information

Metropolitan Tribunal
1400 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
317-236-1460 | Fax: 317-236-7318

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