MM610 MARRIAGE AND CANON LAW (ELECTIVE)

Prof. Maria Galindez-Bianco Profile

Th 5:00–7:00pm

Spring

MAM/MTS
MAM/MTS
Church and the World
Elective

This course is a study of marriage in the tradition of the Roman Catholic Church, focusing upon the canonical prescriptions for its valid and licit celebration. Topics covered include marriage preparation, issues relating to the celebration and recording of marriage, matrimonial consent and impediments, and the annulment process.

Booklist:

Students can pick one or the other of the following two books:

Marriage in Canon Law, Texts and Comments, Ladislas Örsy, SJ., Ed. Glazier, Wilmington, Delaware, 1988.

The Invalid Marriage, Lawrence G. Wrenn, Canon Law Society of America, Washington DC, 1998.