The Diocesan Tribunal is the court of the Diocese of Syracuse. It is competent to hear cases related to spiritual matters and violations of ecclesiastical law. The most common case heard by the Tribunal are petitions for declarations of nullity of a marriage. (annulments)

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The Eastern Regional Conference of Canonists will be held May 4-6 in Syracuse. Please click here for more information about this event. 


Assists the bishop in his pastoral responsibility to resolve petitions for nullity of marriage and other causes according to the provisions of the Code of Canon Law. The Office also provides canonical advice to clergy, and the faithful of the diocese.

240 East Onondaga Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Tel: (315) 470-1480
Fax: (315) 474-6893