Tuesday, November 09, 2004

Review of Surprised by Canon Law

From Zenit News Agency - The World Seen From Rome:

"Q: What are the basics of the code that Catholics need to know on a
daily basis?

Vere: There are several of basics, both in
terms of canonical rights and canonical responsibilities.

Yet Canon 213
provides a nice summary, stating: 'The Christian faithful have the right to
receive assistance from the sacred pastors out of the spiritual goods of the
Church, especially the word of God and the sacraments.' In other words, all
Catholics have the right to sound teaching and the means with which to grow in
holiness. "

The book and another new book by Pete and Pat Madrid: