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  Canon law - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Canon law is divided into public law and private law; the former is concerned with the constitution of the Church, and, consequently, with the relations between her and other bodies, religious and civil; the latter has as its object the internal discipline of the ecclesiastical body and its members.
The laws are formulated in general terms, and the decisions in particular cases relegated to the sphere of juris prudence; and the canonists have definitely lost the function which fell to them in the 12th and 13th centuries: they receive the law on authority and no longer have to deduce it from the texts.
In the canons of her national provincial councils (at whose yearly meetings representatives attended on behalf of the king) that country possessed a canon law of her own, which was recognized by the parliament and the popes, and enforced in the courts of law.
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 Canon law (Catholic Church) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canon law is the ecclesiastical law of the Roman Catholic Church.
The degrees of education in canon law are the J.C.B. Juris Canonici Baccalaureatus, Bachelor of Canon Law, normally taken as a graduate degree), J.C.L. Juris Canonici Licentiatus, Licentiate of Canon Law) and the J.C.D. Juris Canonici Doctor, Doctor of Canon Law).
The 1582 Code of Canon Law was actually a compilation of the Decreta, Extra, the Sext, the Clementines and the Extravagantes (that is, a compilation of the decretals of John XXII and Boniface VII through Sixtus IV).
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 Canon law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canon law is the term used for the internal ecclesiastical law which governs various churches, most notably the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Churches and the Anglican Communion of churches.
The Apostolic Canons[1] or Ecclesiastical Canons of the Same Holy Apostles[2] is a collection of ancient ecclesiastical decrees (eighty-five in the Eastern, fifty in the Western Church) concerning the government and discipline of the Early Christian Church, incorporated with the Apostolic Constitutions which are part of the Ante-Nicene Fathers collection.
The teaching of canon law at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge was abrogated by Henry VIII; thereafter practitioners in the ecclesiastical courts were trained in civil law, receiving a Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) degree from Oxford, or an LL.D. from Cambridge.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Canon law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In Western culture, canon law is the law of the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches.
Canon law within the Catholic Church is a fully developed legal system, with all the familiar trappings of courts (including lawyers); the highest degree of education in canon law is the J.C.D. Juris Canonici Doctor, Doctor of Canon Law).
Canon law is is that law that governs both the Roman Catholic Church an Anglican Churches.
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 Code of Canon Law and Marriage.
Canon 1125.2 the other party is to be informed in good time of these promises to be made by the catholic party, so that it is certain that he or she is truly aware of the promise and of the obligation of the catholic party.
Canon 1156.1 To validate a marriage which is invalid because of a diriment impediment, it is required that the impediment cease or be dispensed, and that at least the party aware of the impediment renews consent.
Canon 1673.4 the tribunal of the place in which in fact most of the evidence is to be collected, provided that consent is given by the judicial Vicar of the domicile of the respondent, who must first ask the respondent whether he or she has any objection to raise.
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Laws which establish a penalty or restrict the free exercise of rights or which contain an exception to the law are subject to a strict interpretation.
Civil laws to which the law of the Church defers should be observed in canon law with the same effects, insofar as they are not contrary to divine law and unless (nisi) it is provided otherwise in canon law.
A dispensation, or the relaxation of a merely ecclesiastical law in a particular case, can be granted by those who enjoy executive power, within the limits of their competence, as well as by those to whom the power of dispensing has been given explicitly or implicitly either by the law itself or by lawful delegation.
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Canon law is the body of laws and regulations made by or adopted by ecclesiastical authority, for the government of the Christian organization and its members.
The common law, therefore, is that which is to be observed with regard to a certain matter, unless the legislator has foreseen or granted exceptions; for instance, the laws regulating benefices contain special provisions for benefices subject to the right of patronage.
The law of these three periods is referred to respectively as the ancient, the new, and the recent law (jus antiquum, novum, novissimum), though some writers prefer to speak of the ancient law, the law of the Middle Ages, and the modern law (Laurentius, "Instit.", n.4).
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 Canon Law and Abortion
However, Canon Law is not a moral code, it is the administrative, civil, jurisdictional, procedural and penal law of the Catholic Church.
Canon Law remains a somewhat esoteric and remarkable body of law, one that is rarely discussed with much understanding.
In 1591, the law was modified by Gregory XIV so that the penalty would not apply when a fetus was not "animated" or "ensouled" under the Aristo-Aquinan theory of when human life begins (not before 40 days) and gave the local bishops control of these cases.
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 Learn more about Canon law in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The Eastern Orthodox concept of canon law is similar to but not identical to the more legislative and juridicial model of the West.
Some Orthodox canon scholars point out that, had the Ecumenical Councils (which did their business in Greek) meant for the canons to be used as laws, they would have called them nomoi/νομοι (laws) rather than kanones/κανονες (standards).
Greek-speaking Orthodox have collected canons and commentery upon them in a work known as the Pedalion/Πεδαλιον (rudder--so called because it is meant to "steer" the Church).
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 LLMC - Canon Law
An appreciation of the influence of Canon Law upon the development of European legal systems reaching back to the very concept of codification is essential for a complete understanding of these modern institutions and their applications.
Canon Law as a developing science had its origins in the approach of the Scholastic movement, which applied the thought of St. Thomas, the first Church philosopher to develop a comprehensive legal theory.
The law of the Church is, in essence, the pronouncements of authority, the teachings of the early Christian fathers in the first centuries after the birth of Christ, and, ultimately, the doctrine promulgated by the popes.
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 Canon law
Of this the best known canonical feature is the "inquisitio", originally a kind of process in which a court starts the investigation (instead of the parties involved).
Canon law influenced in particular the procedures for elections.
Lawyers argued that canon law could apply because of a person's rank and standing ("ratione personae"), because of the matter involved ("ratione materiae") and when justice had not been done or sins had remained unremitted ("ratione peccati").
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 Law School - Canon Printing Updates
Law school computers in both labs and in the library have access to all Canon printers.
Two Canon printers are located in the first floor library copy room 155.
There are also two Canons printer located in the second floor lab room 246.
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 Canon Law Institute
The relationship between canon law and secular law continues to be a research and publication focus of the Institute.
While the general rule in the United States is that secular courts must abstain from interference in ecclesiastic law matters, the reported secular court decisions continue to demonstrate how convoluted the nuances of this simple precept become in actual practice.
Dialogue among canonists and attorneys involved in church or church-related disputes is facilitated by the Institute's Canon Law Discussion Board for canonists, attorneys, and others with an interest or questions pertaining to these areas.
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 Canonlaw.info Homepage
Peters teaches, writes, speaks, and consults on a wide variety of canonical issues impacting the Church in the United States and around the world.
But, as Pope John Paul II explained when he signed the 1983 Code into law, canon law "is in no way intended as a substitute for faith, grace, charisms, and especially charity in the life of the Church and of the faithful.
On the contrary, its purpose is rather to create such an order in the ecclesial society that, while assigning the primacy love, grace, and charisms, it at the same time renders their organic development easier in the life of both the ecclesial society and the individual persons who belong to it." See ap.
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If such hope is truly lacking, the baptism is, in accordance with the provisions of particular law, to be deferred and the parents advised of the reason for this.
If, however, the catholic party contracts marriage with a non-Catholic party of oriental rite, the canonical form of celebration is to be observed for lawfulness only; for validity, however, the intervention of a sacred minister is required, while observing the other requirements of law.
It involves a dispensation from an impediment if there is one and from the canonical form if it had not been observed, as well as a referral back to the past of the canonical effects.
www.ourladyswarriors.org /canon/c0840-1165.htm   (17849 words)

 Canon law - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In the official Church of England, the ecclesiastical courts that formerly decided many matters such as disputes relating to marriage still have jurisdiction of certain church-related matters; their jurisdiction dates back to the middle ages.
Canon law within the Catholic Church is a fully developed legal system, with all the familiar trappings of courts (including lawyers); the highest degree of education in canon law is the J.C.D. Juris Canonis Doctor, Doctor of Canon Law).
"Code of Canon Law" (http://www.intratext.com/X/ENG0017.htm) (Latin Church, Roman Catholic)
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Canon_law   (576 words)

 Canon Law Books
In modern legal systems, analysis of the incremental development of law--its legislative history--sheds important light on how the text of law came about, what alternatives were considered, and why some formulations were accepted while others were rejected.
In ecclesiastical law, legislative history is a great aid in applying the fundamental interpretative principles contained in Canon 17 of the 1983 Code of Canon Law, especially in coming to understand the mind of the legislator.
He facilitates a much broader and deeper acquaintance with canon law by references to doctoral dissertations, official interpretations, and associated documents.
www.canonlaw.info /canonlaw_books.htm   (914 words)

 Canon Law Homepage
canon law, ecclesiastical law, anglican communion, episcopal church, church law, church of England, Anglicanism, canons, constitutions, dioceses, bishops, history of canon law
The logo in the upper left corner of this page represents the Greek word nomos (law) and four points representing the four Gospels.
  Nomos (here, meaning the canon law) is among and  subservient to the Gospels.
canonlaw.anglican.org   (153 words)

 GayLawNet - GayLawNews by Subject - Canon Law - 2001
The case centers on two church laws: one that forbids the ordination of homosexuals and another requiring that all pastors in good standing receive appointments.
He said the two church laws in question are not contradictory.
The question was presented to the council, which decides church law, after Bishop Elias Galvan suspended a gay pastor and a lesbian pastor June 17 when they each revealed their sexual orientation.
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 Canon - CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Canon Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
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Canon law is the body of laws and regulations made by or adopted by ecclesiastical authority, for the government of the Christian organization and its
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 Canon Law
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Canon Law Faculties and Institutes worldwide (with maps)
Canon Law Chairs in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (with map)
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