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What Is the Canon Law?
Canon law differs from what commonly is thought of as "law" in that it is not enacted by a civil (or governmental) authority. Rather, canon law is ecclesiastical law, a code of provisions developed by a church. Specifically, canon law governs three... More »
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canon_law

Canon law is the body of laws and regulations made by ecclesiastical authority ( Church leadership), for the government of a Christian organization or church ...

www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/what-we-believe/canon-law

Canon Law is a code of ecclesiastical laws governing the Catholic Church. In the Latin or Western Church, the governing code is the 1983 Code of Canon Law, ...

www.vatican.va/archive/ENG1104/_INDEX.HTM

TITLE I. ECCLESIASTICAL LAWS (Cann. 7 - 22) · TITLE II. CUSTOM (Cann. 23 - 28) · TITLE III. GENERAL DECREES AND INSTRUCTIONS (Cann. 29 - 34) ...

diocese-tribunal.org/canonlaw.php

The universal legislator of the Catholic Church is the Pope; the official language of canon law is Latin. Canon law is a tool to guide the Church as a large human ...

canonlawmadeeasy.com

A: The “canon law on this” is very straightforward, so it's not clear why there is so much apparent confusion at Denise's parish. Let's first take a look at what the ...

www.newadvent.org/cathen/09056a.htm

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.

www.osv.com/TheChurch/Article/TabId/563/ArtMID/13751/ArticleID/21660/What-Is-Canon-Law-All-About.aspx

Mar 1, 2017 ... Canon law has been in the news quite a bit recently. Normally, canon law isn't in the spotlight; however, it effects every Catholic whether they ...

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/canon+law

Canon Law. Any church's or religion's laws, rules, and regulations; more commonly, the written policies that guide the administration and religious ceremonies of ...