Content

This unit provides further examination of the 1983 Code of Canon Law with emphasis on selected topics relevant to an understanding of the role of law in the life of the Church. Topics to be covered include: the Supreme Authority of the Catholic Church; Particular Churches and their Groupings; the Internal Ordering of Particular Churches; Governance; Orders; Sacred Ministers or Clerics; the Teaching Office of the Church; and Temporal Goods. Sanctions in the Church and processes will be covered as required.

Unit Code: DC2012Y

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Canon Law

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Apply the principles of interpretation of canon law to concrete situations

2.

Articulate the principles of law relating to the hierarchical structure and general governance of the Catholic Church

3.

Discuss the laws of the church relating to the sacrament of Orders

4.

Analyse the relevance of the teaching office of the church in everyday situations

Unit sequence

Canon Law A

Pedagogy

Lectures, seminars, tutorials

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Tutorial paper – 1000 words

20.0

Tutorial paper – 1000 words

20.0

2000 word essay

60.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-22 16:00:44 +1100