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Topic: Code of Canon Law

Vatican revises canon law to highlight abuse penalties

Prelates who fail to apply penalties seem to be ‘consenting to the evil committed’, says cardinal

Australian bishops say they would welcome return of meatless Fridays

Australia may follow England and Wales in restoring penitential practice

US Catholics free to eat alligator this Lent

Archbishop Gregory Aymond said that alligators should be “considered seafood”

Marriage tribunals must provide justice and pastoral care, says Pope

Pope offers encouragement to members of the Church’s highest tribunal

Getting excommunicated is much harder than you think

The Church only ever uses the penalty as a last resort – a shock tactic to bring people back to God

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