The Catholic University of America

Rev. Msgr. Brian E. Ferme, D.Phil (Oxon), J.C.D.

Rev. Msgr. Brian E. Ferme
Retired Professor of Canon Law


  • Education

    D.Phil (Oxon), J.C.D. 
  • Biography

    Areas of specialization: History of Canon Law, Book One, Magisterium

    Other Appointments: Consultor, Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts; Consultor, Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith; Member of the Special Commission dealing with In Favorem Fidei cases, CDF; Referendarius Praelatus of the Segnatura Apostolica Judge, Ecclesiastical Tribunal, Vatican City State; Member, Consiglio Scientifico Superiore Internazionale, of the Studium Generale Marcianum, Patriarchate of Venice; Academic Associate Member, Centre for Law and Religion, Cardiff University, Wales; Member of the Editorial Committee, The Jurist

    Membership of Academic Societies: Canon Law Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Canon Law Society of America, Ecclesiastical Law Society, Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (F.R.H.S.), Member of the Consociatio Internationalis of the History of Medieval Canon Law Selden Society