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This page provides additional information (beyond that provided in Codex Vivens Books I-VII) regarding materials considered relevant to understanding the 1983 Code.

 

Canons

 

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 ► NOTE: Both Gregory IX's Quinque Libri Decretalium (1234) and the Pio-Benedictine Code of Canon Law (1917 began not with legal texts, but with credal assertions. The Johanno-Pauline Code (1983) does not begin with, or even include, a statement of belief, but I trust it would not be out of place to offer one Paul VI (reg. 1963-1978), doc. Sollemni hac liturgia ["Credo of the People of God"] (30 jun 1968), AAS 60 (1968) 433-446, on-line here.

 

 

 

1983 CIC 0002

 

 ► NOTE: Although some important liturgical provisions appear in Book IV, liturgical issues are generally not treated in the Johanno-Pauline Code; worse for ministerial and scholarly needs, liturgical law has not been codified. See Edward Peters, "Liturgical Law the Last Labyrinth", Adoremus Bulletin (Sep 1996) 3. The primary fontes cognoscendi of liturgical law concern: the Mass, the Pontifical, the Ritual, the Liturgy of the Hours, and Chants. Huels, Liturgy and Law (2006) 219-222.

 

 ► OTHER

  • Joseph Ratzinger, The Spirit of the Liturgy (Ignatius, 2000) 232 pp.

  • Annibale Bugnini (Italian Cong. Mission, 1912-1982), The Reform of the Liturgy 1948-1975, (Liturgical Press, 1990) 974 pp., O’Connell trans. of Bugnini's La riforma liturgica 1948-1975 (1983).

 

1983 CIC 0008

 

 ► NOTES

  • Promulgation is a constitutive element of law. Summa Theologica I°-II°, Q 90, art 4.

  • For examples of law being promulgated other than by publication in the Acta Apostolicae Sedis, see, e.g., Johannes Paulus II, m.p. Recognito Iuris Canonici Codice (2 ian 1984), AAS 76 (1984) 433-434 or Communicationes 16 (1984) 3-4 and Cong. for the Doctrine of the Faith, decr. gen. "De delicto attentatae sacrae ordinationis mulieris" (30 mai 2008), Communicationes 40 (2008) 87-88 (both promulgated by publication in L'Osservatore Romano). A more controversial example of promulgation without resort to Acta Apostolicae Sedis would be the 2005 instruction Dignitas connubii on marriage nullity procedures which, despite the failure to make provision for promulgation outside of the Acta as required by Canon 8, appeared first in Apollinaris 78 (2005) 65-136 and later in Communicationes 37 (2005) 11-92.

 

1983 CIC 0016

 

 ► NOTES: The original list of members, staff, and consulters of the Code Commission is given at Communicationes 16 (1984) 5-10. Current lists of those serving the Code Commission are available in the Annuario Ponitifico. The name of the Code Commission has changed frequently since its establishment; it is currently known as the "Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts", website here.

 

 

1983 CIC 0017

 

 ► SCHOLARLY (Indexes)

  • Xaverius Ochoa Sanz (Spanish =, 1924-1989), Index verborum ac locutionum Codicis iuris canonici [1983], 2d ed., (Commentarium pro Religiosis, 1985) 471 pp.

  • Hartmut Zapp (German layman, 1938-), Codex iuris canonici Lemmata, Stichwortverzeichnis (Rombach, 1986) 677 pp.

 ► SCHOLARLY (Dictionaries)

  • Jean Werckmeister, Petit Dictionnaire de Droit Canonique (Cerf, 2010) 235 pp.

  • S. Haering and H. Schmitz, Lexikon des Kirchenrechts (Herder, 2004) 1229 pp. Review T. Green, The Jurist 67 (2007) 539-540.

  • C. Corral Salvador, et al., eds., Diccionario de Derecho Canonico (Universidad Pontificia Comillas, 1989) 693 pp. Reviews L. Örsy, The Jurist 49 (1989) 723-725 and D. Le Tourneau, Studia Canonica 24 (1990) 252-254.

 

1983 CIC 0030

 

 ► NOTES

  • For an example of one with executive power being expressly authorized to issue a general decree, see Cong. for the Doctrine of the Faith, decr. quo ad Poenitentiae sacramentum tuendum (sine die), AAS 80 (1988) 1367. Canon cited in (or impacted by) this document 30, 1388.

 

1983 CIC 0112

 

Prior to 1993,

 

 

 

 

1983 CIC 0207

  •  SCHOLARLY: Yves Congar (French Dominican, 1904-1995), Lay People in the Church, rev. ed., (Newman, 1967) 498 pp., Attwater trans. of Congar’s Jalons pour une théologie du laïcat (1957).

 

1983 CIC 0249

 

OFFICIAL

  • Benedict XVI (reg. 2005-2013), m.p. Latina lingua [establishing the Pontifical Academy for Latin] (10 nov 2012), AAS 104 (2012) 991-995, on-line here.

► OTHER

  • David Crystal, Linguistics, Language, and Religion (Hawthorn, 1965), 189 pp.

 

1983 CIC 0277

  • SCHOLARLY: J. Coppens, ed., Sacerdoce et Célibat: Études Historiques et Théologiques (Gembloux/Peeters, 1971) 752 pp., English edition, Priesthood and Celibacy (Ancora, 1972) 1023 pp.

 

1983 CIC 0341

  • SCHOLARLY: Henry Schroeder (American Dominican, 1875-1942), Disciplinary Decrees of the General Councils [Nicaea through Fifth Lateran]: text, translation, and commentary (Herder, 1937) 669 pp.• Henry Schroeder (American Dominican, 1875-1942), The Canons and Decrees of the Council of Trent: English Translation [1941], (Tan, 1978) Eng text only, 293 pp.

 

1983 CIC 0342, 0343, 0344, 0345, 0346, 0347, 0348 (Synod of Bishops)

  • SCHOLARLY: Daniel Foley (American priest, 1935-), The Synod of Bishops: its canonical structure and proceedings (Catholic University of America, 1973) 278 pp. • René Laurentin, Le Synode Permanent: Naissance et Avenir, (Éditions du Seuil, 1970) 255 pp.

The most convenient fons cognoscendi for the Synod of Bishops is Segreteria Generale del Sinodo dei Vescovi, Enchiridion del Sinodo dei Vescovi, in 3 vols., (Dehoniane, 2005-2008).

 

 

 

1983 CIC 0360, 0361 (Roman Curia)

 

SCHOLARLY (Curia in general):

  • Michael Martin (American Jesuit, 1846-1915), The Roman Curia as It Now Exists (Benziger, 1913) 423 pp.

 

  • Secretarius Status, rescr. "La nuova situazione" (4 ian 2006), Communicationes 38 (2006) 18-19.

  • Secretarius Status, rescr. quo Ordinatio generalis Romanae Curiae foras datur (30 apr 1999), Acta Apostolicae Sedis 91 (1999) 629-699, implementing also Pastor bonus 37.

  • Secretaria Status, rescr. quo Ordinatio generalis Romanae Curiae foras datur (4 feb 1992), Acta Apostolicae Sedis 84 (1992) 201-253, Communicationes 24 (1992) 17.

  • Secretaria Status, Ordinatio ad exsequenda litteras apostolicas Iusti Iudiciis motu proprio datas, L'Osservatore Romano, 1 dec 1990, p. 4 vel Communicationes 22 (1990) 225-229.

  • Johannes Paulus II, ap. con. Pastor Bonus (28 iun 1988), Acta Apostolicae Sedis 80 (1988) 841-930 vel Communicationes 20 (1988) 3-61; Eng. trans., Canon Law Society of America, Code of Canon Law, Latin-English Edition, New English Translation (Canon Law Society of America, 1999) 679-751. Latine. English.

  • Johannes Paulus II, m. p. Iusti Iudicis (27 iun 1988), Acta Apostolicae Sedis 80 (1988) 1258-1261. Latine. Italiano.

 

 

1983 CIC 0511, 0512, 0513, 0514 (Diocesan Pastoral Council)

  • SCHOLARLY: Roch Pagé, The Diocesan Pastoral Council, trans., B. Prince (Newman 1970) 170 pp. Review: J. Hayden, The Jurist 32 (1972) 148-150.

 

1983 CIC 0604

  • SCHOLARLY: René Metz, La Consécration des Vierges dans L’Église Romaine (Presses Universitaires de France, 1954) 501 pp.

 

Book III, Title 4 - Instruments of Social Communication and Books in Particular, cc. 822-832

  • NOTES: The major stages in the abolition of the “Index of Forbidden Books” can be traced in the following documents: Paul VI, m.p. Integrae servandae (7 dec1965), AAS 57 (1965) 952-955, Eng. trans., (dispositive parts only) CLD VI: 358-359, renaming and redefining the competence of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Cong. for the Doctrine of the Faith, notif. Post litteras apostolicas (14 iun 1966), AAS 58 (1966) 455, Eng. trans., CLD VI: 814-815, confirming the revocation of the “Index of Forbidden Books”; and Cong. for the Doctrine of the Faith, decr. Post editam (15 nov 1966), AAS 58 (1966) 1186, Eng. trans., CLD VI: 817-818, abrogating 1917 CIC 1399 and 2318.

 

Book IV, Part 1 - Sacraments, cc. 840-1165

  • OTHER: Bernard Leeming (English Jesuit ,1893-1971), Principles of Sacramental Theology [1956], 2d ed., (Newman, 1963) 720 pp.

 

Book IV, Part 1, Title 1 - Baptism, cc. 849

  • OFFICIAL: Cong. for the Doctrine of the Faith, notif. [on the invalidity of 'Swendenborg' baptism] (20 nov 1992), AAS 85 (1993) 179, on-line here (Latin). Canons cited in (or impacted by) this document: (0849), (0850), (0841).

  • International Theological Commission, "The hope of salvation for infants who die without being baptized" (Doc. 23, 2007), ITC Texts and Documents II: 353-400. Canones implicati hoc in documento: 849.

 

1983 CIC 0928

  • OTHER: Cyril Korolevsky [Francois Charon], (Byzantine priest, 1878-1959), Living Languages in Catholic Worship, (Newman, 1957) 195 pp., Attwater trans. of Korolevsky’s Liturgie en Langue Vivante (1955).

 

1983 CIC 1055

 

SCHOLARLY (Canon Law of Marriage)

  • Urbano Navarrete [Cortés] (Italian Jesuit, 1920-2010), Structura iuridica matrimonii secundum Concilium Vaticanum II: momentum iuridicum amoris conjugalis (Gregoriana, no date) 155 pp., reprinted from Periodica 56 (1967) 357-383, 554-578, and 57 (1968) 131-167, 169-216.

  • Pietro Gasparri (Roman prelate, 1852-1934), Tractatus Canonicus de Matrimonio, in 2 vols., [1892], 9th ed., (Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis, 1932).

  • Adhémar Esmein (French layman, 1848-1913), Le Mariage en Droit Canonique, in 2 vols., [1891], 2nd ed. rev. by R. Génestal, (Recueil Sirey, 1929).

  • Tomás Sánchez (Spanish Jesuit, 1550-1610), Disputationum de S[ancto] Matrimonii Sacramento, [c. 1605] in 2 vols., (Venetiis: Apud Ioannem Guerilium, 1613).

SCHOLARLY (Theology of Marriage):

  • Edward Schillebeeckx (Belgian Dominican, 1914-2009), Marriage: Human Reality and Saving Mystery, in 2 vols., (Sheed & Ward, 1965), Smith trans. of Schillebeeckx's Het Huwelijk: aardse werkelijkheid en heilsmysterie (1963).

  • George Joyce (English Jesuit, 1864-1943), Christian Marriage: an historical and doctrinal study (Sheed & Ward, 1933) 632 pp.

 

 

 

1983 CIC 1313

 

NOTES

  • For examples of penalties being remitted upon the change of the substantival law underlying the penalties see, e.g., Congregation for Bishops, private reply to NCCB petition of May 4, 1977 (22 oct 1977), Canon Law Digest VIII1213-1214 or Origins 6/48 (19 mai 1977) 765-766, Origins 7/4 (16 iun 1977) 56, and Origins 7/23 (24 nov1977) 354, lifting the excommunication of those who, contrary to legislation of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore (1884), attempted civil marriage after divorce, and Cong. for the Doctrine of the Faith, decr. Post editam (15 nov 1966), AAS 58 (1966) 1186, Eng. trans., Canon Law Digest VI 817-818, abrogating Canons 1399 and 2318 of the Pio-Benedictine Code (basically, the “Index of Forbidden Books”) and immediately absolving those who might have incurred censures thereunder.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1983 CIC 1314

  • NOTES: Pope Pius IX effected a major reorganization of latae sententiae penalties in 1869. See Pius IX, con. Apostolica Sedis moderationi (12 October 1869), Acta Sanctae Sedis 5 (1869) 287-312; also in P. Gasparri & J. Serédi, Codicis Iuris Canonici Fontes, in 9 vols., (Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis, 1923-1949) III: 24-31.

 

1983 CIC 1358

  • NOTES: The remission of excommunications exchanged between Pope Paul VI and Athenagoras I in 1965 might be offered as an example of censures being vacated without their goals having been achieved. See Paul VI, ap. lit. Caritatis officia erga Ecclesiam Constantinopolitanam (7 dec 1965), AAS 58 (1966) 40-41. The sui generis character of Catholic-Orthodox relations, however, makes attempting to draw any lessons from this incident very difficult. A better example of the gratuitous remission of censures is probably the decision made in 2009 by Benedict XVI to remit the censures of the bishops illicitly ordained by Abp. Marcel Lefebvre in 1988. See generally Edward Peters, "Benedict XVI's remission of the Lefebvrite excommunications: an analysis and alternative explanation", Studia Canonica 45 (2011) 165-189, reprinted in Canon Law Society of Great Britain & Ireland Newsletter, 172 (Dec 2012) 1, 8-29.

 

1983 CIC 1374

  • NOTES: See also Pontificia Commissio Codici Iuris Canonici Recognoscendo, Quinta Quaestio Specialis: De reassumptione can. 2335 vigentis C.I.C., Congregatio Plenaria 150-168, 308-335.

 

1983 CIC 1382 (illicit ordinations)

  • [anon], Declaratio Santae Sedis quoad ordinationem episcopalem [Giueseppe Huan Bingzhang], Acta Apostolicae Sedis 103 (2011) 534 vel Communicationes 43 (2011) 366.

  • [anon], Declaratio Santae Sedis quoad ordinationem episcopalem [Paul Lei Shiyin] (4 iuil 2011), Acta Apostolicae Sedis 103 (2011) 533 vel Communicationes 43 (2011) 365.

  • Pontificium Consilium de Legum Textibus, Declaratio de recte applicando can. 1382 (6 iun 2011), Communicationes 43 (2011) 30-33.

  • [anon], Nuntius de Emmanuelis Milingo dimissione e statu clericali (17 dec 2009), Communicationes 41 (2009) 338-339 (Italiano), 339-341 (English).

  • Bendictus XVI, litt. "La remissione della scomunica" (10 mar 2009), Communicationes 41 (2009) 27-31, Deutsch 32-37.

  • Secretaria Status, Animadversio, (4 feb 2009), Communicationes 41 (2009) 50-51.

  • [anon], Nuntius "Misericordia e attesa" (24 ian 2009), Communicationes 41 (2009) 95-96.

  • Congregatio pro Episcopis, Decretum remissionis poenae excommunicationis (21 ian 2009), Communicationes 41 (2009) 94-95.

 

 

 

 

 

1983 CIC 1398

 

SCHOLARLY

  • John Connery, (American Jesuit, 1913-1987) Abortion: The Development of the Roman Catholic Perspective (Loyola, 1977) 336 pp.

 

 

 

1983 CIC 1403

 

NOTES

  • The Pio-Benedictine Code, in contrast to the 1983 Code, treated beatification and canonization procedures quite extensively (1917 CIC 1999-2141).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1983 CIC 1443

 

SCHOLARLY

  • L. Wrenn, ed., Divorce and Remarriage in the Catholic Church (Newman, 1973) 152 pp.

  • John Noonan (American layman, 1926-), Power to Dissolve lawyers and marriages in the courts of the Roman curia (Harvard, 1972) 489 pp. Review W. Bassett in The Jurist 32 (1972) 419-425.

 

SCHOLARLY (rotal decisions)  

  • Carolus Holböck (=), Tractatus de Jurisprudentia Sacrae Romanae Rotae 1909-1946 (Verlag Styria, 1957) 400 pp.

 

 

 

1983 CIC 1707

 

 ► NOTES: A translation of the Holy Office instruction Matrimonio vinculo (1868) is provided in Special Marriage Cases (2008) 235-238.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philosophy and Theology of Canon Law

 

Carlos José Errázuriz M., Justice in the Church: a fundamental theory of canon law (Wilson & Lafleur, 2009) 332 pp., Gray & Dunnigan trans. of Errázuriz’s Il Diritto e la Giustiza nella Chiesa: per una teoria fondamentale del diritto canonico (2000).

 

Ladislas Örsy (Hungarian/American Jesuit, 1921-), Theology and Canon Law: new horizons for legislation and interpretation (Liturgical press,1992) 211 pp.

 

Myriam Wijlens (Dutch laywoman, 1961-), Theology and Canon Law: the theories of Klaus Mörsdorf and Eugenio Corecco (Univ. Press of America, 1992) 229 pp.

 

Eugenio Corecco (Swiss prelate, 1931-1995), The Theology of Canon Law: a Methodological Question, (Duquesne University, 1992) 159 pp., Turvasi trans. of Correco's Théologie du Droit Canon (1989).

 

 

 

Catechisms, catechetical works, and compendia of theology

 

R. Lawler, et al., eds., The Teaching of Christ: a Catholic Catechism for Adults (Our Sunday Visitor, 1976) 640 pp.

 

John Hardon (American Jesuit, 1914-2000), The Catholic Catechism (Doubleday, 1975) 623 pp.

 

Ludwig Ott (German priest, 1906-1985), Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma [1952], ed. by J. Bastible, (Herder, 1957) 523 pp., Lynch trans. of Ott's Grundriß der Katholischen Dogmatik (1952).

 

G. Smith, ed., The Teaching of the Catholic Church, in 2 vols., (Macmillan, 1955).

 

Pietro Gasparri (Italian prelate, 1852-1934), Catechismus Catholicus, 6th ed., (Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis, 1931) 486 pp.

 

Jean Marie Hervé (1881-1958), Manuale Theologiae Dogmaticae [1924], in 4 vols., 19th ed., (Newman, 1943).

 

   

 

 


   

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