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Canon Law changed – bishops will now need permission of Holy See to establish religious institutes

At vatican.va and National Catholic Register… Francis issued a Motu Proprio and changed 1983 CIC can. 579 “which concerns the erection of religious orders and congregations, referred to in Church law as institutes of consecrated life and societies of apostolic life.” VATICAN … Read More

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Synodality? Collegiality? Not so much.

This morning early I received an SMS: “Parolin announces ‘clarification’ of CIC by which no diocesan institute of religious can be erected validly without Vatican OK.” “Gosh!”, or words to that effect, “So much for the collegiality and decentralization that … Read More

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