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Canon Law

About this guide

 Welcome to the guide in Canon Law!

This guide will help you to get acquainted with the variety of print and electronic resources in canon law.

It will guide you through your research process and will help you to find primary and secondary resources.

Please contact the librarian if you have any questions about how to use any of the resources mentioned in this guide.

New arrivals

Cover of Canons of the Quinisext Council (691/2)
Papal Jurisprudence C. 400: sources of the Canon law tradition by D'Avray, D. L., 2019.
Sociological perspectives on clerical sexual abuse in the Catholic hierarchy : an exploratory structural analysis of social disorganisation by Ballano, Vivencio O, 2019
Church law in modernity : toward a theory of canon law between nature and culture
Church laws and ecumenism : a new path for Christian unity
CONSENSUAL INCAPACITY TO MARRY
INTRODUCTION TO CANON LAW.
Papal policies on clerical sexual abuse : God weeps
POPES, BISHOPS, AND THE PROGRESS OF CANON LAW, C.1120-1234
PREFACES TO CANON LAW BOOKS IN LATIN CHRISTIANITY: SELECTED TRANSLATIONS, 500-1317.
NEW DISCOURSES IN MEDIEVAL CANON LAW RESEARCH: CHALLENGING THE MASTER NARRATIVE
The use of canon law in ecclesiastical administration, 1000-1234

Accessing electronic resources

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