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Materials listed on this page are only those offered on or available though this website. For a complete listing of Dr. Peters' publications, see Curriculum vitae: Edward N. Peters, JD, JCD, Ref. Sig. Ap., here.

 

Official Journals,

Most Popular Charts

Acta Apostolicae Sedis, see below.

Acta Sanctae Sedis, see below.

Current Papal Electors, here

USA Roman Rite Prelates, here.

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Canon Law, Introductions

& Overviews

Main Page

 

1997, A Catechist's Introduction to Canon Law, here.

1994, A Simple Overview of Canon Law, here.

1991, What Canon Lawyers Are and Aren't, here.

 


Canon Law,

1983 Code

Masterpage

 

Legislative History of the 1983 Code (episcopal retirement), here.

Monographic and Topical Commentaries on the 1983 Code, here.

Suggestions on Preparing for Canon Law School, here.

John Paul II on the importance of canon law and lawyers in the Church, here.

John Paul II, ap. con. Sacrae disciplinae leges (1983), here.

 


Canon Law,

Eastern

Masterpage

 


Canon Law,

1917 Code

Masterpage

 

The 1917 Pio-Benedictine Code of Canon Law (2005), info here.

Monographic and Topical Commentaries on the 1917 Code, here.

Pio-Benedictine Footnotes and Gasparri's Fontes Codicis Iuris Canonici, here.

Pontifical Commission for the Codification of Canon Law (1904-1917), here.

Translations for use in studying the Pio-Benedictine Code of Canon Law, here.

Ten Resources Needed to Study the 1917 Code of Canon Law in English, here.

 


Canon Law,

Ius Decetalium

 

Quinque Libri Decretalium:

• Iudex

• Iudicium

• Clerus

• Connubia

• Crimen.

 

 

Masterpage

 

Resource Page on Ius Decretalium (Friedberg edition), here.

Resource Page on the Ius Novissimum, here.

Resource Page on Ferraris, Prompta Bibliotheca, here.

Resources on Engel, Manuale Parochorum, here.

Resources on Schmier, Iurisprudentia canonico-civilis, here.

Resources on Fagnanus, Jus Canonicum sive Commentaria, here.

Resources on Gottofredo da Trani, Summa Perutilis, here.

Taunton's Cyclopaedia, here.


Canon Law,

Other

Annotations on CLSA Convention Proceedings, here.

Annotations on CLSA Advisory Opinions, here.

Readings in the History of Canon Law, here

 

2005, Review of Caparros, ed., Code of Canon Law Annotated, 2nd ed., (2004), here.

2000, Canonical Responsibilities for Public Aid to Private Education, here.

1999, Review of Canon Law: Letter & Spirit (1995), here.

1997, CDF's 1997 Investigation Regulations, here.

1995, Revievs of De Paolis, Calabrese, and Borras on Sanctions, here.

1990, Denial of the Eucharist to pro-abortion Catholic politicians a case study, here.

1990, Review of C. Burke, Authority and Freedom in the Church (1988), here.

1984, Pope John Paul II on the importance of canon law and lawyers in the Church, here.

 


Marriage &

Annulments

2004, Annulments and the Catholic Church [1997], info here.

2002, Entering Marriage with Eyes Wide Open, here.

1999, Review of M. Foster, Annulment: the wedding that was (1999) here.

1998, Contraception and Divorce: Insights from American Annulment Cases, here.

1998, Catechetical Issues Related to Annulments, here.

1997, Review of S. R. Kennedy, Shattered Faith (1998), here.

1997, Review of J. Catoir, Where do you stand with the Church? (1997), here.

1996, Annulments in America: Keeping Bad News in Context, here.

1996, Too Young to Marry, here.

 


Canon 277 and Clerical Continence

Main Page

 

Canonical Considerations on Diaconal Continence, PDF here.

Diaconal categories and clerical celibacy (Chicago Studies), here.


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American Law

& Political Science

 

 

2006, Review of J. Hitchcock, The Supreme Court and Religion in American Life (2004), here.

1998, Review of R. Kirk, Rights and Duties: Reflections on our Constitution (1997), here.

1987, Review of G. Wolfe, Right Minds: A Sourcebook (1987), here.

1987, Review of R. Kirk, The Conservative Mind [1953] (2008), here.

1984, Review of W. Rusher, The Rise of the Right (1984), here.

1983, Review of B. Pines, Back to Basics (1982), here.

1983, Review of J. Schall, Church State and Society in ... John Paul II (1982), here.

1983, Review of Quade, ed., Pope and Revolution: John Paul II ... Liberation Theo. (1982), here.

1983, Review of W. Stanmeyer, Clear and Present Danger: Church & State (1983), here.

1983, Review of J. Costanzo, Political and Legal Studies, 2 vols., (1982), here.

 


Apologetics &

Evangelization

2003, Review of M. Brumley, How Not to Share your Faith (2003), here.

2000, Review of I. Bennett, When Mormons Call (1999), here.

1998, Review of M. Pinto, Did Adam and Eve Have Bellybuttons? (1997), here.

 


Arch / Bishops

& Cardinals

 

 

 

2006, Why archbishop's action brought excommunication, here.

2005, Legislative History of the 1983 Code (episcopal retirement), here.

2001, Five Things Every Bishop Needs to Know about Canon Law, here.

1996, The next papal conclave, here.

1995, The coming bishop crunch, here.

 


Belloc &

Chesterton

 

Belloc's Sonnets

of the Month, here.

2002, Review of J. Pearce, Old Thunder: A Life of Hilaire Belloc (2002), here.

1999, Review of J. Pearce, Wisdom and Innocence: a Life of Chesterton (1996), here.

1996, Introduction to Gilbert Keith Chesterton, here.

1996, Review of Tadie & Macdonald, eds., Permanent Things (1995), here.

1989, Review of MacDonald & Tadie, eds., the Riddle of Joy: Lewis and Chesterton (1989), here.

1986, Religion and Politics in Bellocian Biographies, here.

 


Cappello, Felix

Servant of God, Confessor and Canonist, here.

 


Catholic Issues

2006, Review of D. Keating, appropriation of divine life in Cyril of Alexandria (2004), here.

1998, Review of J. Monti, The King's Good Servant, but God's First (1997), here.

1997, Review of John Henry Cdl. Newman, The Idea of a University (1996), here.

1996, Review of Tadie & Macdonald, eds., Permanent Things (1995), here.

1994, Review of R. Shaw, Understanding Your Rights (1994), here.

1994, Film Review of "Shadowlands" (1993), with Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger, here.

1993, Film Review of "Leap of Faith" with Steve Martin (1992), here.

 

undated, Review of G. Weigel, Letters to a Young Catholic (2004), here.

undated, Review, of G. Weigel, The Courage to be Catholic (2002), here.

 


Exorcism

2000, Review of G. Amorth, An Exorcist Tells His Story (1999), here.

1993, Review of T. Allen, Possessed: the true story of an exorcism (1993, 2000), here.

 


Funerals

Main Page

2006, Lest amateurs argue canon law, here.


Home Schooling

 

1997, A Canon Lawyer Looks at Home Schooling, here.

1989, Home-Educated Children and the Reception of Sacraments, here.

1988, Home Schooling and the New Code of Canon Law, info here.


Indulgences

 


Excommunication

Blotter

1996, Excommunication: Wave of the Future?, here.

 


Deaf Catholics

Resources on NCOD Religious Sign Translation Committee, here

National Catholic office for the Deaf, here

Fr. MD's Kitchen Table (Vlog), here

 

2001, ASL in Catholic Liturgy II, here.

1999, ASL in Catholic Liturgy I, here.


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Liturgy

Main Page

 

 

Odo Casel: prophet and mystagogue (Gilbert), here.

2006, Toward resolving the annual Mandatum rite controversies, here.

2006, Review of F. Arinze Celebrating the Holy Eucharist (2006), here.

2005, Review of D. Torevell, Losing the Sacred (2000), here.

2005, Another look at the Orans issue, here.

2005, Review of A. Miklσshαzy, Benedicamus Domino (=), here.

1998, Review of J. Akin, Mass Confusion, here.

1996, Liturgical Law: The Last Labyrinth, here.

1996, The Oxford Declaration, here.


Peters, Edward

 

Curriculum vitae

 

Facebook, canon law

Facebook, personal

Biographical Sketch, here.

Independent Canonical Services, here.

Reading Log (Dec 2003 to Feb 2012), here.

The Teaching Company (course reviews), here.

Family Photos and Notes, here.

In Memoriam, here.


Pro-Life Issues

2006, Canonical questions about the Schiavo-Centonze marriage, here.

2004, A canonical aspect of the Terri Schiavo case, here.

2002, Just Punishment, by Brian O'Neel, here.

1997, Church law and euthanasia: time to oil a rusty canon?, here.

1984, Review of W. Brennen, Abortion Holocaust: Today's Final Solution (1983), here.


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Quay, Effie

1989, Effie Quay, Pro-Life Pioneer, Marks 90th Birthday, here.

Quay, Paul

Biographical Sketch

1984, Renewal of Religious Orders or Destruction? here.


Sacraments

1997, Sacraments for Catholic Children in Danger of Death, here.

1996, Preparing Children for the Sacraments: Some Controversies and Suggestions, here.


Wines (Dessert)

Main Page

Port I: In the beginning • Port II: Flee bad port! • Port III: White port • Port IV: TF '70 • Port V: Tawnies • Port VI: Port Day • Port VII: Kindly 1977 • Port VIII: Australians • Sauternes I: Felix Culpa • Sauternes II: Brideshead Revisited • Tokaji I: Royal Tokaji '95 • Commendaria I: St. John's.


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Impunitas incuriae soboles, insolentiae mater, radix impudentiae, transgressionum nutrix. S. Bernardi Abbatis Clarae-Vallensis, De consideratione Libri Quinque ad Eugenium Terium, Libert III, caput V, in Migne, Patrologia Latina 182: 771

 

 

 

Canon Law Society of America, here.

 

Gratian, Masterpage

  • Gratian's Concordantia, here.

  • Winroth's Domus Gratiani, here.

Latin, Ecclesiastical

  • Dictionaries, Encyclopedia, and Reference Works on Canon Law here.

  • Dictionaries, Encyclopedia, and Reference Works on Canon Law here.

  • CUA licentiate theses from the mid-1940s, here.

  • North American doctoral dissertations, here.


 

Master Page, Gratian's Concordantia

Master Page, Corpus Iuris Canonici

 

Master Page, Ius Antiquum and Corpus Iuris Canonici

 


 

Other Pages and Special Topics

  • Ad reformationem

  • Canon 277 on perfect clerical continence (18 dec 2012)

  • Canon 919 on the Communion fast (20 dec 2012)

  • Canon 1108 on canonical form for marriage (coming)

  • Canon 1248 on satisfying Mass obligations (coming)

  • Canon 1314 on latae sentenitae penalties (coming)

  • Ad informationem

  • Canon 915 on withholding holy Communion (20 dec 2012)

  • Canon 1184 on ecclesiastical funeral rights (17 dec 2012)

  • Canons 1397-1398 on human life issues (coming)

  • Canons 1443-1444 on the Roman Rota (20 dec 2012)

  • Canon 1445 on the Apostolic Signatura (20 dec 2012)

Leading officials in canon law today

Necrologia Canonistarum coming

 

The Synod of Bishops Rome, here, w/ Pre-Conciliar Development • Conciliar Development • Synodal Law • Major Resources on the Synod • Studies

 


 

Canonistics, here, including

  • General Doctrine and Theology

  • Moral Theology

  • Sacraments and Sacramentals

  • Miscellaneous Books and Articles

  • Other, unclassified

The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965), here

 

Articles in reverse chronological order

2005, Suggestions on Preparing for Canon Law School, here.

2004, Translations for use in studying the Pio-Benedictine Code of Canon Law, here.

 


 

General Catholic Issues Main Page w/ Popes & Notes, Trent sessions • Introduction to G. K. Chesterton (Peters, 1996) • .

 

• Ten briefly noted titles.

 

Resources on Ecclesiastical Latin  (w/ reviews of dictionaries and learning systems)• Latin Declensions • Nouns (Decl. IV & V) • Latin Prepositions Chart • Prayers of the Rosary • Gospel Canticles • Creed "Quicumque" • Certain poems & songs • Abbreviations.

 

Resources on Scriptural Greek (w/ guide to Grammars & Dictionaries) • Greek Alphabet • Greek Definite Article • Catholic Prayers in Koine Greek • Greek Prepositions Chart • Koine Greek Declensions.

 

Resources on Liturgy & Sacraments (w/ Liturgical Reform Movement notes, Psalms in liturgies) • Another look at the Orans issue (Peters, 2005) • American Sign Language in Catholic Liturgy, II (Peters, 2001) • American Sign Language in Catholic Liturgy, I (Peters, 1997) • Liturgical Law: the Last Labyrinth (Peters, 1996) • The Oxford Declaration (1996).

 

Personal (w/ clerihews and ditties) • Biographical Sketch (w/ list of courses, influential teachers) • Some Family Things • Special Needs Kids esp. Epilepsy; Deafness; Diabetes • Fine Films • Famous Lawyers • Comments on Courses from "The Teaching Company" • Great Biographies • Reading Log (2004-2012) • Speaking & Media • My NCOD Sign Translation Committee page.

 


Acta Sanctae Sedis

(1865-1908)

 

 

 

 

AAS 01 (1909)

 

 

AAS 11 (1919)

 

 

AAS 21 (1929)

 

 

AAS 31 (1939)

 

 

AAS 41 (1949)

 

 

AAS 51 (1959)

 

 

AAS 61 (1969)

 

 

AAS 71 (1979)

 

 

AAS 81 (1989)

 

 

AAS 91 (1999)

 

 

AAS 101 (2009)

 

 

 

Acta Apostolicae Sedis

 

There are some scanning errors in the AAS and ASS files and the organization of later AAS issues is still incomplete, but it's an improvement over what obtained before.

 

AAS 02 (1910)

 

AAS 03 (1911)

AAS 04 (1912)

AAS 05 (1913)

AAS 06 (1914)

AAS 07 (1915)

AAS 08 (1916)

AAS 09/1 (1917)

AAS 09/2 (1917)

AAS 10 (1918)

AAS 12 (1920)

 

AAS 13 (1921)

AAS 14 (1922)

AAS 15 (1923)

AAS 16 (1924)

AAS 17 (1925)

AAS 18 (1926)

AAS 19 (1927)

AAS 20 (1928)

AAS 22 (1930)

 

AAS 23 (1931)

AAS 24 (1932)

AAS 25 (1933)

AAS 26 (1934)

AAS 27 (1935)

AAS 28 (1936)

AAS 29 (1937)

AAS 30 (1938)

AAS 32 (1940)

 

AAS 33 (1941)

AAS 34 (1942)

AAS 35 (1943)

AAS 36 (1944)

AAS 37 (1945)

AAS 38 (1946)

AAS 39 (1947)

AAS 40 (1948)

AAS 42 (1950)

 

AAS 43 (1951)

AAS 44 (1952)

AAS 45 (1953)

AAS 46 (1954)

AAS 47 (1955)

AAS 48 (1956)

AAS 49 (1957)

AAS 50 (1958)

AAS 52 (1960)

 

AAS 53 (1961)

AAS 54 (1962)

AAS 55 (1963)

AAS 56 (1964)

AAS 57 (1965)

AAS 58 (1966)

AAS 59 (1967)

AAS 60 (1968)

AAS 62 (1970)

 

AAS 63 (1971)

AAS 64 (1972)

AAS 65 (1973)

AAS 66 (1974)

AAS 67 (1975)

AAS 68 (1976)

AAS 69 (1977)

AAS 70 (1978)

AAS 72 (1980)

 

AAS 73 (1981)

AAS 74 (1982)

AAS 75/1 (1983)

AAS 75/2 (1983)

AAS 76 (1984)

AAS 77 (1985)

AAS 78 (1986)

AAS 79 (1987)

AAS 80 (1988)

AAS 82 (1990)

 

AAS 83 (1991)

AAS 84 (1992)

AAS 85 (1993)

AAS 86 (1994)

AAS 87 (1995)

AAS 88 (1996)

AAS 89 (1997)

AAS 90 (1998)

AAS 92 (2000)

 

AAS 93 (2001)

AAS 94 (2002)

AAS 95 (2003)

AAS 96 (2004)

AAS 97 (2005)

AAS 98 (2006)

AAS 99 (2007)

AAS100 (2008)

AAS 102 (2010)

 

AAS 103 (2011)

AAS 104 (2012)

AAS 105 (2013)

 

 

 

 

 

Topics

 

MR. FOWLER: Yes, the trouble about being on the side of right as one sees it, is that often one finds oneself in the company of such very questionable allies. Separate Tables (1958).

 

Marian and cultic references in the 1983 Code of Canon Law, here.

CDF's 1997 Investigation Regulations, here

 

 

A Canonical Look at Ad Tuendam Fidem, here

 

 

Liturgical Law:

The Last Labyrinth

 

Sacraments for children in danger

of death

 

 

Advisory Opinions

 

Dissertations

 

 

"Christ among the Doctors of the Law" (Paolo Caliari, 16th century)

 

 

Frankfurt Jesuit canonist

Ulrich Rhode maintains

a very useful canon law website. Most materials

in German, of course,

but also considerable

materials in English.

 

 

 

The Law: Do other professions boast such powerful patrons?

 

 

St. Thomas More

Patron of Lawyers

 

 

 

I will not mistrust the Lord

though I feel myself weakening

and on the verge of being

overcome with fear.

 

Moses

 

St. Raymond Peρafort

Patron of Canonists

 

 

God himself will

provide the means.


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