Tag Archives: Motu Proprio

Is Pope Francis Planning to Restrict Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Letter “Summorum Pontificum”?

It is ongoing news: strange plans are getting underway in the Vatican under Pope Francis’ orders that are not going to favour the spread or even the celebration of the Mass of the Ages. These plans are not taking into … Continue reading

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Canon Law changed – bishops will now need permission of Holy See to establish religious institutes

From Fr Z’s blog: At vatican.va and National Catholic Register… Francis issued a Motu Proprio and changed 1983 CIC can. 579 “which concerns the erection of religious orders and congregations, referred to in Church law as institutes of consecrated life and societies of … Continue reading

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COMMUNIQUÉ OF THE HOLY SEE PRESS OFFICE: MOTU PROPRIO OF POPE FRANCIS

MOTU PROPRIO OF POPE FRANCIS FOR THE PREVENTION AND COUNTERING OF MONEY LAUNDERING, THE FINANCING OF TERRORISM AND THE PROLIFERATION OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION 1. Today the Holy Father Francis has issued a Motu Proprio for the prevention and … Continue reading

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MOTU PROPRIO ON THE JURISDICTION OF JUDICIAL AUTHORITIES OF VATICAN CITY STATE IN CRIMINAL MATTERS (full text)

Vatican City, 11 July 2013 (VIS) – Pope Francis’ apostolic letter issued Motu proprio on the jurisdiction of the judicial authorities of Vatican City State in criminal matters was published this morning. The full text is given below: “In our … Continue reading

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