Surprised by Canon Law, Volume 2: More Questions Catholics Ask About Canon Law

Surprised by Canon Law, Volume 2: More Questions Catholics Ask About Canon Law

by Pete Vere, Michael Truman, Michael Trueman
     
 

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Canon law could it possibly have any relevance to your life? More than you might think. This legal system that governs the day-to-day workings of the Roman Catholic Church deals with matters that touch the life of every Catholic.

The authors follow up their successful first book Surprised by Canon Law: 150 Questions Catholics Ask About Canon Law with answers

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Overview


Canon law could it possibly have any relevance to your life? More than you might think. This legal system that governs the day-to-day workings of the Roman Catholic Church deals with matters that touch the life of every Catholic.

The authors follow up their successful first book Surprised by Canon Law: 150 Questions Catholics Ask About Canon Law with answers to even more questions. Topics include:

  • Can someone be denied a church funeral?
  • Under what circumstance might a priest be removed from his role?
  • How do parishes merge and what happens to their property?
  • What is excommunication? How is it applied?
  • What is the procedure for the election of a pope?
  • What is the process for declaring someone a saint?

Surprised by Canon Law, Volume 2 is a clear and lively guide to laws that undergird the life of the Church.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867167498
Publisher:
Saint Anthony Messenger Press & Franciscan Communications
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author


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.

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