From the July 1972 magazine.

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Grounds for Annulment

ROME--The Vatican dissolved marriages for the first time last year on the ground that one or both partners were drug addicts or alcoholics.

Decisions by the Roman Catholic-Church's court of appeals for marriage trials, the Sacra Rota Romana, were disclosed in the annual Vatican report on the activities of the Holy See.

-- New York Times

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