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Pope Francis changes canon law on Opus Dei and any future...

Opus Dei is a personal prelature made up of laymen and laywomen and priests founded by St. Josemaría Escrivá in 1928

Pope Francis revises the penal law of the Eastern Catholic Churches

The April 5 motu proprio on the law of the Eastern Catholic Churches, Vocare Peccatores, takes effect June 29

Pope Francis amends canon law, extends time to appeal dismissal from...

The April 3 motu proprio changed norms in the law of the Latin Church and the Eastern Churches

A question of ‘delicate balance’: How might Pope Francis reform the...

Who will manage the Vatican when a pope resigns, is unable to govern, or passes away?

Pope Francis updates canon law on dismissal from religious institutes

The reformed penal code introduced new crimes in the area of economic and financial matters to canon law

Will the latest canon law changes further delay the Vatican’s new...

A Canon Law professor said the new legislative changes might not necessarily promote the “healthy decentralization” sought by Pope Francis

Pope Francis seeks ‘healthy decentralization’ with new changes to canon law

Pope Francis said he wanted to encourage “a more rapid effectiveness of the pastoral action of government on the part of the local authority”

Vatican introduces revisions to Canon Law, updates sanctions on clergy sex...

The revision aims to “reduce the number of cases in which the imposition of a penalty was left to the discretion of authorities”

Pope Francis issues decree allowing more roles for women in Church

The Vatican stressed that the roles were “essentially distinct from the ordained ministry”

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