This course is a study of the Teaching Office of the Church (Book III), the Sanctifying Office of the Church (Book IV, except Matrimony), the Temporal Goods of the Church (Book V), the Sanctions in the Church (Book VI) and the Processes in the Church (Book VII).
Course Outline: 1. Introduction to Books III-VII. 2. The Teaching Office of the Church. 3. The Sanctifying Office of the Church (except the canons on Matrimony). 4. The Temporal Goods of the Church. 5. The Sanctions in the Church. 6. Processes in the Church. Learning Outcomes: - The students acquire a general and practical knowledge of the Code of Canon Law, particularly Books III-VII. - They appreciate and value the importance of Church Law and its faithful observance. - They engage in pastoral ministry guided by the dispositions and the spirit of the Code.
Textbooks: Code of Canon Law, Latin-English edition. New English Translation (Washington, Canon Law Society of America 2012) (or another newer edition). Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches, Latin-English edition. New English Translation (Washington, Canon Law Society of America 2001) (or another newer edition). Bibliography: ABBASS J., The Consecrated Life: A Comparative Commentary of the Eastern and Latin Codes (Ottawa, Saint Paul University 2008); AYUBAN E., Canonical Issues Related to Religious Life: 200 Practical Questions and Answers (Quezon city, Claretian 2008); BEAL J.P.-CORIDEN J.A.-GREEN T.J. (Eds.), New Commentary on the Code of Canon Law (New York-Mahwah, Paulist Press 2000); CAPARROS E.-THERIAULT M.-THORN J.-AUBE H. (Eds.), Code of Canon Law Annotated (Montréal and Woodrige, Wilson & Lafleur Ltée and Midwest Theological Forum 22004); CORIDEN JA., An Introduction to Canon Law (London, Burns & Oats 2004); GHIRLANDA G., Il diritto nella Chiesa mistero di comunione. Compendio di diritto ecclesiale (Roma PUG 42014); MARTÍN DE AGAR J.T., A Handbook on Canon Law (Montréal, Wilson & Lafleur Ltée 22007); MARZOA A.-MIRAS J.-RODRIGUEZ-Ocana R. (Eds.), Exegetical Commentary on the Code of Canon Law, 8 vols. (Woodridge, Midwest Theological Forum 2004); POSPISHIL V.J., Eastern Catholic Church Law. Revised and Augmented edition (New York, Saint Maron Publications 1996).