Daily Archives: January 9, 2013

Canon 362-367

CHAPTER V. LEGATES OF THE ROMAN PONTIFF Can. 362 The Roman Pontiff has the innate and independent right to appoint, send, transfer, and recall his own legates either to particular churches in various nations or regions or to states and … Continue reading

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Canon 360-361

CHAPTER IV. THE ROMAN CURIA Can. 360 The Supreme Pontiff usually conducts the affairs of the universal Church through the Roman Curia which performs its function in his name and by his authority for the good and service of the … Continue reading

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Canon 349-359

CHAPTER III. THE CARDINALS OF THE HOLY ROMAN CHURCH Can. 349 The cardinals of the Holy Roman Church constitute a special college which provides for the election of the Roman Pontiff according to the norm of special law. The cardinals … Continue reading

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Canon 342-348

CHAPTER II. THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS Can. 342 The synod of bishops is a group of bishops who have been chosen from different regions of the world and meet together at fixed times to foster closer unity between the Roman … Continue reading

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Canon 336-341

Art. 2. THE COLLEGE OF BISHOPS Can. 336 The college of bishops, whose head is the Supreme Pontiff and whose members are bishops by virtue of sacramental consecration and hierarchical communion with the head and members of the college and … Continue reading

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Canon 331-335

Art. 1. THE ROMAN PONTIFF Can. 331 The bishop of the Roman Church, in whom continues the office given by the Lord uniquely to Peter, the first of the Apostles, and to be transmitted to his successors, is the head … Continue reading

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Canon 330

PART II. THE HIERARCHICAL CONSTITUTION OF THE CHURCH SECTION I. THE SUPREME AUTHORITY OF THE CHURCH (Cann. 330 – 367) CHAPTER I. THE ROMAN PONTIFF AND THE COLLEGE OF BISHOPS Can. 330 Just as by the Lord’s decision Saint Peter … Continue reading

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