PETE VERE, J.C.L., is a canon lawyer, author and social and political commentator. He writes for a number of Catholic publications and works as an independent canonical consultant for several dioceses. He obtained his license in canon law from Saint Paul University in Ottawa, Canada. Pete, his wife, Sonya, and their three children live in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada. He is coauthor, with Michael Trueman, of Surprised by Canon Law: 150 Questions Catholics Ask About Canon Law.
MICHAEL TRUEMAN, M. DIV., J.C.L., obtained his license in canon law at Saint Paul University in Ottawa, Canada, after graduating from St. Peter's Seminary in London, Canada. He serves as assistant chancellor and ecclesiastical judge in the archdiocese of Detroit, as well as defender of the bond in the Toronto Regional Marriage Tribunal (London Branch Office). Michael and his wife, Cheryl, have three children.