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Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts

   

  • Presentation of the "Motu Proprio" Omnium in mentem: The reason of two variations (December 15, 2009)
    [Italian]
  • Study Conference on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the promulgation of the Codex Iuris Canonici (January 24-25, 2008)
    [Italian]
    • Program (pdf)
    • Excerpta ex relationibus, a Em.mis Cardinalibus
      in Congressu Studii habitis, in ephemeride L’Osservatore Romano publici iuris facta

      [Italian]
  • Interpretationes Authenticae (Cfr. Art. 154 Pastor Bonus)
    [Latin]
  • Responsum ad propositum dubium Utrum in can. 1367 CIC (July 3, 1999)
    [ AAS 91 (1999), 918]
    [Latin]
  • Declarations
  1. Concerning the celebration of sacraments or sacramentals by priests who have attempted marriage (May 19, 1997)
    [Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
  2. Concerning the admission to Holy Communion of faithful who are divorced and remarried (June 24, 2000)
    [English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish]
  3. Concerning the correct application of canon 1382 of the Code of Canon Law (June 6, 2011)
    [Italian]
  • Explanatory Notes
  1. Clarifications concerning the value binding of Art. 66 of the Directory on the Ministry and Life of Priests (October 22, 1994)
    [Italian]
  2. General absolution, without prior individual confession (November 8, 1996)
    [Italian]
  3. A diocesan bishop is bound by the law of personal residence within his diocese(concerning can. 395 CIC) (September 12, 1996)
    [Italian]
  4. Permanent participation of Superiors of religious orders at the Episcopal Conference (November 30, 1996)
    [Italian]
  5. On the excommunication for schism which the adherents to the movement of Bishop Marcel Lefebvre incur (August 24, 1996)
    [Italian]
  6. Concerning Cases in which the Pastoral Care of More than One Parish is Entrusted to a Single Pastor (November 13, 1997)
    [English]
  7. The function of ecclesiastical authority on temporal goods (February 12, 2004)
    [Italian]
  8. Elements to establish the area of canonical responsibility of the diocesan Bishop on clerics incardinated within the diocese and exercise their ministry within it (February 12, 2004)
    [Italian]
  9. Answer to 3 questions concerning the interpretation of the clause de consensum partium of canon 1681 CIC (March 2, 2005)
    [Italian]
  10. The juridical nature and extension of the recognitio of the Holy See (April 28, 2006)
    [Italian]
  • Decrees concerning recourses on legislative legality(cfr. Art. 158 Pastor Bonus)
  1. Concerning a recourse against diocesan norms on Priests Remuneration Fund (April 29, 2000)
    [English]
  2. Concerning a recourse against a general decree which establishes a diocesan tribute (February 8, 2000)
    [Spanish]
  • ACADEMIC DAY  
    «Twenty years of canonical experience: 1983-2003» (January 24, 2003)

Various

  • "The Humanity is at the crossroads" (November 15, 2000)
    [Italian]
  • Salus animarum, principle of Canon Law (April 6, 2000)
    [Italian]
  • The Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts: nature, competencies and work methods (August 9, 2004)
    [Italian]
  • The Canon Law, why? (April 29, 2002)
    [Italian]
  • Religious freedom and dialogue among civilizations (July 1, 2004)
    [Italian]
  • The Eucharist in the juridical order of the Church (November 12, 2005)
    [Spanish]

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