Argentine Directives in AAS – A Canon Lawyer’s Assessment

Posted December 4, 2017 6:01 pm by Mark Lambert

Argentine Directives in AAS – A Canon Lawyer’s Assessment

Edward Peters, the Canon Lawyer, has just posted a blog on the appearance of the pope’s letter to the Argentine bishops in the Acta Apostolicae Sedis as I reported yesterday here.”Unless Canon 915 itself is directly revoked, gutted, or neutered, it binds ministers of holy Communion to withhold that most august sacrament from, among others, divorced-and-remarried Catholics except where such couples live as brother-sister and without scandal to the community.Nothing I have seen to date, including the appearance of the pope’s and Argentine bishops’ letters in the Acta Apostolicae Sedis, makes me think that Canon 915 has suffered such a fate.”Dr. Peters

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