To acquire a comprehensive knowledge about the Teaching Office of the Church (Book III), the Sanctifying Office of the Church (Book IV, except Matrimony), the Temporal Goods of the Church (Book V), the Sanctions in the Church (Book VI), and the Processes in the Church (Book VII) (CIC – CCL; related canons of CCEO).
1. Introduction to Books III-VII. 2. The Teaching Office of the Church. 3. The Sanctifying Office of the Church (except the canons on Matrimony). 4. The Temporal Goods of the Church. 5. The Sanctions in the Church. 6. Processes in the Church. Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students are expected to: acquire a general and practical knowledge of the Code of Canon Law, specifically Books III-VII; appreciate and value the importance of Church Law and its faithful observance; engage in pastoral ministry guided by the dispositions and the spirit of the Code.
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