Flexibilization Instruments in Catholic Canon Law

Author:Helmuth Pree
Position:Prof. Dr. Dr. Helmuth Pree is Professor Emeritus of Canon Law at the LMU Munich.
Pages:7-17
SUMMARY

In a first step (“premises”), the article tries to illuminate how the Catholic Church and Canon law see themselves, in particular: e.g. the Church as a divine-human reality; the difference between theological truth and law, and the unavoidable need for flexibility in the application of the law, so that Canon law may best reach its goal: the salus animarum. The second part of the article explains... (see full summary)

 
FREE EXCERPT
Ancilla Iuris, 2019 Lagen des Rechts Article E-ISSN 1661-8610
Constellations of Law DOI 10.26031/2019.085 DOAJ 1661-8610
Ancilla
Iuris
Special Issue:
Flexibility in Religious Law
Prof. Dr. Ronen Reichman
Dr. Britta Müller-Schauenburg (Guest Editors)
Flexibilisierungsinstrumente im
katholischen Kirchenrecht
Flexibilization Instruments in
Catholic Canon Law
Helmuth Pree*
Translated by Jacob Watson

To continue reading

REQUEST YOUR TRIAL