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Without priests, it is not possible to conduct a canonically correct eucharistic service, and without the Eucharist, eucharistic communities cease to be.
The Oratory was canonically erected by a Bull of Gregory XIII on July 15, 1575, as a congregation of secular priests and clerics.
Men who refused the program would then be separated from the priesthood without salary or other benefits canonically possible to withhold.
Now the victim of sexual abuse by a priest has up to the age of 38 to report the crime and have it canonically prosecuted.
The women examined the twin themes of mysticism and prophecy, having gathered under the aegis of the International Union of Superiors General, a canonically sponsored organization that bonds more than 600,000 women religious worldwide.
While, canonically, leaders of all 800 women religious congregations represented in Rome report to Slovenian Cardinal Franc Rode, prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, the prelate sent word he was "unable" to attend the once-in-three-years gathering, taking place some three miles from his office.
So we're going to canonically make one parish, but we will still keep the two churches open.
Alternatives, particularly in the form of parish life coordinator, are canonically available and ought to be pursued if a parish community is otherwise viable and financially self-sustaining.
Canonically, scandal occurs when public knowledge of something could cause confusion among the faithful.
Meanwhile, a greater and greater effort was made to defend that liberty and authority canonically, in terms not only of natural law but of the "natural rights" of the souls under the Church's care.
They would have to disband canonically and regroup as an unofficial interest group.
For the Catholic church institutionally, this collapse in numbers for a group central to the church's success spells continued and increasing difficulty in fulfilling education, pastoral care and, ironically, the very sacramental duties nuns are canonically prohibited from undertaking, particularly in penance and the Eucharist.