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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Canon Law

Correspondence from the Congregation for the Doctrine of mass of the entire Catholic Church, bishops and other Ordinaries and Eparchs interest REGARDING THE grave offenses to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the reserved

Ratzinger THE grave offenses Title: Correspondence from the Congregation for the Doctrine of mass of the entire Catholic Church, bishops and other Ordinaries and Eparchs interest REGARDING THE grave offenses to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the reserved Author: Joseph Card. Ratzinger and Tarcisio Bertone Publication: Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Date: 18MAY2001 To fulfill the ecclesiastical law,

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Canon Law

The Code of Canon Law 1983

Code of Canon Law Title: The Code of Canon Law 1983 Author: Pope John Paul II Date: 25JAN1983 Table of Contents INTRODUCTION BOOK I. GENERAL NORMS TITLE I. ECCLESIASTICAL LAWS (Cann. 7 – 22) TITLE II. CUSTOM (Cann. 23 – 28) TITLE III. GENERAL DECREES AND INSTRUCTIONS (Cann. 29 – 34) TITLE IV. SINGULAR ADMINISTRATIVE

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Apostolic Letter

Apostolic Letter issued Motu Proprio by The Supreme Pontiff Francis ” Vos estis lux mundi “

“Vos estis lux mundi” Title: Apostolic Letter issued Motu Proprio by The Supreme Pontiff Francis ” Vos estis lux mundi “ Author: The Supreme Pontiff Francis Publisher: Holy See Press Office Date: 07MAY2019 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden” (Mt 5:14). Our Lord Jesus Christ calls every believer to

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Canon Law

Contribution of H.E. Msgr. Juan Ignacio Arrieta, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, and Professor Giuseppe Dalla Torre, former president of the Vatican City State Tribunal on the publication of the Rescript of the Holy Father Francis On the confidentiality of legal proceedings, 17.12.2019

Contribution Arrieta and Torre Title: Contribution of H.E. Msgr. Juan Ignacio Arrieta, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, and Professor Giuseppe Dalla Torre, former president of the Vatican City State Tribunal on the publication of the Rescript of the Holy Father Francis On the confidentiality of legal proceedings, 17.12.2019 Author: Juan Ignacio Arrieta

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News

Comment by the editorial director, Andrea Tornielli, on the publication of the Rescript of the Holy Father on the Instruction on the Confidentiality of Legal Proceedings, 17.12.2019

Rescript comment Andrea Tornielli Title: Comment by the editorial director, Andrea Tornielli, on the publication of the Rescript of the Holy Father on the Instruction on the Confidentiality of Legal Proceedings, 17.12.2019 Author: Andrea Tornielli Publication: Holy See Press Office Date: 17Dec2019 Historic decision, fruit of the February summit With the abolition of the pontifical secret

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
News

RESCRIPTUM EX AUDIENTIA SS.MI: Rescriptum of the Holy Father Francis to promulgate the Instruction on the confidentiality of legal proceedings, 17.12.2019

RESCRIPTUM EX AUDIENTIA SS.MI Title: RESCRIPTUM EX AUDIENTIA SS.MI: Rescriptum of the Holy Father Francis to promulgate the Instruction on the confidentiality of legal proceedings, 17.12.2019 Author: Cardinal Pietro Parolin on behalf of His Holiness Pope Francis Publication: Holy See Press Office Date: 17DEC2019 His Holiness Pope Francis, in the Audience granted to His Excellency Archbishop

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Canon Law

Abolishing of pontifical secret in abuse cases ‘ground-breaking’, say canon lawyers

Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publication: National Catholic Reporter Date: 30DEC2019 Several prominent canon lawyers are praising Pope Francis’ decision to abolish the practice of imposing strict confidentiality rules on the Vatican’s legal proceedings in cases involving clergy sexual abuse or misconduct. The move, the lawyers say, will simplify communication between local church officials and civil authorities in individual

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Instruction

Archbishop Charles Scicluna hails abolition of pontifical secret in clerical sex crimes

Author: Matthew Vella Publication: Malta Today Date: 07JAN2020 Malta’s archbishop Charles Scicluna has hailed the abolition of the pontifical secret in cases of sexual violence and clerical abuse of minors, as an important step in working for justice for victims. “Certain jurisdiction would have easily quoted the pontifical secret because that was the state of

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