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Worthy reception is key, as the Catechism and Code of Canon Law explain.
Bishop Marco Mellino, secretary of the ‘council of cardinals,’ told Vatican News that there was a substantial difference between ‘approval’ and ‘confirmation’ by the Holy See.
The revisions, published June 1, were first commissioned by Benedict XVI with the aim of making the code’s penal sanctions more effective and applied evenly across the Church.
Msgr. Markus Graulich, under-secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, discusses how the revisions aim to bring greater justice in the context of other offenses and grave delicts as well as those involving clerical sexual abuse.
The handbook does not issue new norms or make alterations to current Church law, but is intended as a guide for bishops, dioceses, and religious communities on how to follow Church procedure in sex abuse cases.
The Holy Father altered the Latin Code of Canon Law, citing the need for the Western and Eastern Churches to work together for the good of all the faithful.