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REL 584: CANON LAW - Outline for general introductory course in canon law; helpful for pastoral ministers.
Definition of Law
Role of Law
Communities apply law differently.
Robleda definition: “an externally manifested act of the will by which a certain juridical effect is intended.”
Ecclesial Office is a function established in a stable manner for clerics and for laypersons with VCII. Church HR.
The christian faithful can associate - this section describes how their associations attain canonical status and why they might want to.
A juridic person is a legal construct; it is an artificial person,created by ecclesiastical authority and it has canonical obligations and rights (c.113, 2). Examples are dioceses (c.373), parishes (c.515, 3), seminaries (c. 238, 1), religious institutes (c.634, 1), or a ministerial public juridic person established to sponsor a catholic hospital system.
College of Bishops
=== Synod of Bishops & Cardinals ===
Curia and Papal Legate
Title I: Ministry of the Divine Word Chapter I : Preaching the Word of God Chapter II : Catechetical Formation Title II: Missionary Activity of the Church Title III: Catholic Education Chapter I : Schools Chapter II : Catholic Universities Chapter III : Ecclesiastical Universities Title IV : Social Communication Title V: The Profession of Faith
833 The following are personally bound to make a profession of faith, according to the formula approved by the Apostolic See:
420 canons on the sanctifying function: Baptism 30, Confirmation 18, Eucharist 62, Penance 39, Anointing 10, Orders 47, Marriage 111
Chapter III. Penal Remedies and Penances
Part I. Trials in General
Title I. The Competent Forum
Other Tribunal Personnel
Appeals The Tribunals of the Apostolic See
Duties of Personnel
The Parties in a Case
Procurators and Advocates
The Contentious Trial
Among the major changes are:
Cases calling for shorter process: