The Pope explained that the modification makes the line consistent with the major revisions made last year to Book VI of the code’s penal law, which classified some crimes differently and introduced new crimes.
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No-meat rule is suspended when a solemnity of the Catholic Church falls on a Lenten Friday.
Geraldina Boni, a consultant of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts since 2011, weighs in.
Pope Francis explained that with the changes he wanted to encourage 'a more rapid effectiveness of the pastoral action of government on the part of the local authority.'
ANALYSIS: The interpretive document considerably tightens already-sweeping restrictions on the traditional form of the Roman Rite.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The new book’s goal is to show how the pontifical council has in practice been deprived of its duties, ousted from discussions about significant reforms, and used only in sporadic cases.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Understanding the canonical process and obedience are important in unpacking the contentious case of the Wisconsin priest and his bishop.
Pointing out the changes go into effect Dec. 8, 2021 on the feast of the Immaculate Conception, Msgr. Padazinski said the date “reaffirms that life itself and the protection of human dignity begin at the instant a child is conceived in the mother’s womb."
Canon law requires that dioceses provide for the "decent support" of all incardinated clerics, with bishops required to offer at least the provision for basic sustenance, even to clerics not in ministry.