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“I wish to point out first of all that your ministry is essentially a work of justice: a virtue ‘that consists in the constant and firm will to give their due to God and neighbor’ (CCC, n. 1807) – the human and Christian value of which it is more important than ever to rediscover, even within the Church.” 

Pope Benedict XVI, Address to the Tribunal of the Roman Rota, 29 January 2010
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Welcome to The School of Canon Law

Welcome to the School of Canon Law at The Catholic University of America – the only Ecclesiastical Faculty of Canon Law in the United States. | More... 

 

 President Garvey Appoints New Dean of School of Canon Law

John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America, has appointed Monsignor Ronny Jenkins, associate professor of canon law, to be the dean of the School of Canon Law, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

    Monsignor Jenkins is an alumnus of the canon law school who joined its faculty as an assistant professor in 2001. He is the co-author (with Klaus Ludicke) of the book Dignitas Connubii: Text and Commentary and has written numerous scholarly articles on a wide range of topics, from the canonical obligation to observe confidentiality to clerical sexual abuse of minors and the Church’s new marriage nullity procedures issued by Pope Francis in 2015. Since 2001 he has been associate editor of The Jurist and since 2006 a member of the board of editors of Gratianus Series in Canon Law. | More...

 

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New Canon Law Degree Program

The Masters in Church Administration (M.C.A.) degree is a one-year residential program providing graduate education for curial and parochial officials engaged in a wide variety of ministries in the diocese other than Canonical Affairs or the Diocesan Tribunal. | More...

 

 

March 30, 2017

The Provost Memorial Lecture

Speaker:
Rev. Ladislas (Les) Orsy
Professor Emeritus

Topic:
"The Vitality of Vatican Council II"

 4:30 PM,
March 30, 2017
 Caldwell Auditorium

 

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