Vow of Poverty in Civil and Canon Law

The vow of poverty has many dimensions: spirituality, simplicity, solidarity, work, sustainability, interdependence. The vow of poverty binds members to one another in a common economic unit. Our actions affect one another, for better or for worse. The vow also has raises legal issues under both Civil and Canon Law. Canon 600 gives a theological [...] Read more

Taxation of Religious - Special Issues with 2013 Update

This year's budget negotiations and talk of the fiscal cliff left the details of changes in the tax law up in the air until early 2013, with many issues still to be decided in coming months. In this newsletter, I hope to address some of the principal changes that you can expect, with more explanation available in February's webcast. [...] Read more