Cardinal Gianfranco Ghirlanda has denied reports that he is involved in changing the papal election process to make it more synodal.
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Pending Sale of Chicago Church to ‘Temple House’ Developer Raises Concerns Among Local Catholics and Canonists
An entrepreneur who previously turned a Miami synagogue into a venue that hosts ‘same-sex weddings’ and other scandalous events is trying to buy the shuttered St. Adalbert Church.
A Carmelite nun is appealing to the Vatican after the bishop refused to let her choose her own canon lawyer for representation in a diocesan investigation, according to a civil lawyer representing the nun.
Hedman was served with a cease-and-desist order from the Canon Law Society of America (CLSA), which is the copyright holder of the translation.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Canonists offered a mixed reception to the text released Oct. 27, with some dismissing its call for major reforms as a nonstarter.
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.
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.