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Pope Francis greets faithful as he arrives at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow, July 30, 2016

Pope Francis greets faithful as he arrives at the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Krakow, July 30, 2016

Pope Francis issues motu proprio harmonizing Canon Law codes

15/09/2016 12:55

Pope Francis issued an Apostolic Letter motu proprio on Thursday, in which he brings the basic legal instruments that govern the Latin Church and the Eastern Churches in communion with Rome more closely into accord with one another

 

Pope Francis poses with members of the Vatican Roman Rota tribunal, at the Vatican January 24, 2014

Pope Francis poses with members of the Vatican Roman Rota tribunal, at the Vatican January 24, 2014

What the marriage law reforms do, and what they don't do

09/09/2015 15:49

We look at what the new marriage law reforms do, and what they do not do, with Prof James J Conn SJ of the Canon Law Faculty at the Pontifical Gregorian University

Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio (R), president of the Vatican Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts

Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio (R), president of the Vatican Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, Sept. 8, 2015.

Press conference details marriage law reforms

08/09/2015 13:41

We take a closer look at the reforms introduced by Pope Francis on Tuesday, with the help of members of the reform commission who spoke at a noon press conference at the Vatican

St Peter's Basilica

St Peter's Basilica

Holy See changes laws governing episcopal resignations

05/11/2014 13:51

The Holy See on Wednesday announced changes to the Church law governing the resignation of diocesan bishops and others who hold pastoral and administrative offices in the Roman Curia