Still haven't found anything for that hard-to-buy-for canon lawyer on your Christmas list? Looking for something completely original, very useful, and really, really cheap (as in, free)? Search no more! Just send that special guy or gal a link to Dr. Ed's solaranite-powered guide to the footnotes of the 1917 Code. It will help if your special canon lawyer likes Latin, old books, and Plan 9 from Outer Space (of course,that's true for all of us), but it doesn't really matter: here is this year's perfect gift for canonists.
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I believe that the opinions expressed here are consistent with c. 212 § 3,
but I submit all to the ultimate judgment of the Catholic Church. The letter
"c." stands for "canon" of the Code of Canon Law (CIC).
All translations of the 1983 Code are from the 1999 CLSA revision.
and civil lawyer Edward N. Peters offers a compelling
presentation of ex-communication based on the current Code of
Canon Law, answering some of the most commonly-asked questions
about this most serious canonical penalty.
Thanks to Canada's gift of the
revised edition of Code Annotated, English-speaking
clergy and faithful can experience a valuable share of
continental Europe's approach to the many canonical issues that
the Catholic Church faces.
"... a most helpful tool both
for those who are beginning their study of the church's
lingua materna, as well as for those who are working to
renew and improve their knowledge of church Latin."
Monsignor Raymond Burke