School of Canon Law

Diritto Canonico

The School of Canon Law strives to prepare canonists with a deep theoretical and practical knowledge of Church law, which helps them develop legal skills with pastoral sensibility, while meeting the practical demands of legal praxis among God's people.

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Teaching follows a systematic method. It attempts to integrate the many juridical institutions emerging from the study of the Church’s Law within the diverse branches of canonical science. All this, in conformity with the Church’s vision of herself as expressed in the Second Vatican Council.

The program’s realist perspective helps the student to appreciate the dimension of justice that belongs to the salvific goods of the Church even prior to their reception in positive law.  This metaphysical realism offers a much richer viewpoint than the old positivistic outlook, which still influences some currents of canonical thought.  Students learn to seek justice while exercising legal prudence in fidelity to sound ecclesiastical tradition.
The program integrates theoretical study with courses on legal praxis.

The School has a large number of permanent professors as well as many prestigious visiting professors from the Roman Curia and from all over the world.

The School’s research and teaching are enriched by the staff’s experience in various dicasteries of the Holy See and in the Tribunals of the Vicariate of Rome. Close links to and regular academic collaboration with colleagues from other universities of Rome and of other countries also enrich the School, along with the theological research and collaboration of the School of Theology.

 

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In evidenza

Il prossimo lunedì 1 e martedì 2 aprile 2019 si svolgerà a Roma il XXIII Convegno della Facoltà di Diritto Canonico dal titolo "L'essenza del Diritto. Le proposte di Michel Villey, Sergio Cotta e Javier Hervada"

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Le Facoltà di Diritto Canonico e di Comunicazione Sociale Istituzionale organizzano una Giornata interdiscipliare di studio sulla "Chiesa e protezione dei dati personali".

L'evento si svolgerà nell'Aula Magna Giovanni Paolo II, il prossimo lunedì 10 dicembre 2018.

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Monday, October 8, 2018, the Inauguration Ceremony opening the 2018/2019 Academic Year took place.

Inaugurazione dell'Anno Accademico 2018-2019

The traditional votive Mass of the Holy Spirit was held in Sant'Apollinare Basilica, presided by the Grand Chancellor of the University, Mons. Fernando Ocáriz, and con-celebrated by clergy from the different schools.

The new issue of Notizie dalla Santa Croce, the free internal bulletin published by the University Communication Office, is being distributed these days.

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