YLPC 7201: Introduction to Canon Law

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The course is an introduction to the corpus of Church law as it exists today. The course will consider the role of law in the Church, summarize the history of Church law, examine principles of interpretation, and examine the Code of Canon Law, particularly Books I and II, and selectively examine Books V, VI, and VII. It will also note other important sources of law where appropriate. Students will be asked to apply the law to specific scenarios.
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