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Code of Canon Law: A Text and Commentary
Compiled as a reference source for the law of the Catholic Church worldwide, this book includes authoritative commentary from over 20 experts in the field of canon law, significant biographic detail, and introductions. It incorporates the full text of the Canon Law in English translations approved by NCCB, a full cross-reference index, and certain tables for quick referenc ...more
Paperback, 1184 pages
Published August 1st 1986 by Paulist Press
(first published January 1st 1983)
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I am reading this for the Canon Law course I am taking as part of my studies in pursuit of a Masters in Theological Studies. It's been amazing to discover how pastoral the Code of Canon is. It's stated purpose is to aid in the salvation of souls!
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the world's largest Christian church. Led by the Pope, it defines its mission as spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ, administering the sacraments and exercising charity. The Catholic Church is among the oldest institutions in the world and has played a prominent role in the history of Western civilisation. It teaches that it is the ...moreMore about The Catholic Church...