Tag Archives: canon law

Canonist Ed Peters performs an autopsy.

When it was found that the Pope’s Letter to Bishops of Buenos Aires was included in the AAS with a note from Card. Parolin, libs lined up for their customary conga line.   They blew up the importance of that moment … Continue reading

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“No man is above canon law!”

As the Gorsuch Trials continue, this comes from the often amusing Eye of the Tiber:
Catechumen nominee Neil Schlesing said that “no man is above canon law” when pressed on whether Pope Francis could allow divorced and remarried Catholics to receive communion.
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Canonist Ed Peters: different ways people deal with Canon 915 (denial of Communion)

The distinguished, commonsensical canonist Ed Peters has a blistering bit today at his blog In the Light of the Law. Let’s see what he has to say, with my usual emphases and comments. I’ll cut in to the meat. You should … Continue reading

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26 July: Canon Law Conference – Speculum Iustitiae

To begin, for the readers of the Fishwrap, I’ll lead off with this.

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Each summer, His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke organizes a conference for canon and civil lawyers.  The presentations are … Continue reading

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Canonist Ed Peters on the changes to law for marriage nullity procedures

You will want to have at least a glance at largifical canonist Ed Peters take on the changes to Canon Law for the Latin and the Eastern Churches concerning the procedure for handling marriage cases which were announced yesterday.
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Pope Francis has changed canon law procedures for “annulments”

Today we received the texts of the two Letters Motu Proprio from His Holiness Pope Francis which change the Codes of Canon Law concerning the procedures for declarations of nullity for both the Latin and the Eastern Church.  The texts are … Continue reading

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Day 2: Canon Law Conference – VIDEO greetings to you readers from Card. Burke

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The conference is named also Speculum Iustitiae … “Mirror of Justice”, which is a title given to Our Lady in the Litany.
We continue today with a presentation on the Apostolic Penitentiary.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Day 1: Canon Law Conference (and a video message)

See the video message, for you readers, below!
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I’ve journeyed to LaCrosse and the magnificent Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe for the annual Speculum Iustitiae conference.

Card. Burke organized the conference six years ago.  It is always intellectually and spiritually refreshing.

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ASK FATHER: Same-sex confusion, false understanding of marriage, and nullity

From a reader…
This may be more of a canon law question (and therefore not necessarily your expertise), but I was rueing the number of Catholics rejoicing with the recent SSM ruling, and it strike me, if they are married, is … Continue reading

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Dr. Peters on Sr. Walsh’s piece in America Magazine

The distinguished canonist Ed Peters has a response to a piece from Sr. Mary Ann Walsh, who used to work at the USCCB and who now writes for Jesuit-run Amerika Magazine.
Dr. Peters doesn’t have a combox, so… I’ll open mine … Continue reading

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