Analysis

Fake canon law goes on goin’ on

April 22, 2017 Edward N. Peters 0

Fr. James Keenan writing in Crux this week makes his own a question raised (last July, it seems) by Rocco Buttiglione in L’Osservatore Romano: “Is there any contradiction between the popes who excommunicated divorced and remarried persons and Saint John […]

The Dispatch

A small but important point is at risk

February 24, 2017 Edward N. Peters 0

The debates over admission of divorced-and-remarried Catholics to holy Communion in the wake of Amoris have focused almost exclusively on what is just one canonical problem: the public reception of holy Communion by public sinners. But there are other, canonically distinct, […]