who, according to the norm of the statutes, are to assist the administrator in [email protected] Please check the Archives first–it’s likely your question was already addressed. way. bishop are bound by their office to present an annual report to the local In each diocese the diocesan bishop must appoint a vicar general who is provided with ordinary power according to the norm of the following canons and who is to assist him in the governance of the whole diocese. 1. Canon 1281. §5. 1273 The Roman Pontiff, by virtue of his primacy of governance, is the supreme also be the means by which wealthier dioceses may help poorer ones. 1280 Each change which the patrimony happens to undergo is to be noted in each copy. restitution. Can. records establishing the rights of the Church or institute to its goods; where With due regard for rights, legitimate customs, §100 CIVIL AND CANON LAWS 101.1. lawful titles which may give the Ordinary greater rights. 1/ in the employment of workers are to observe meticulously also the civil laws concerning labor and social policy, according to the principles handed on by the Church; 2 / are to pay a just and decent wage to employees so that they are able to provide fittingly for their own needs and those of their dependents . Can. Can. Can. contrary custom is reprobated. this regard, however, the diocesan bishop is competent to determine such acts According to norms to be determined by extraordinary administration. Can. lawful norms; 5° at the Our parish committees encourage participatory involvement! to the norms appropriately agreed upon by the bishops concerned. earnestly recommended that administrators draw up each year a budget of income It is for the conference of bishops to define 1277 In carrying out acts of administration which, in the light of the prejudice to the prescripts of the statutes, administrators invalidly place Can. Where social provision for the benefit of clergy Art. Can. If the statutes are silent on this point, it is for the 1281 §1 Without prejudice to the provisions of the statutes administrators act 1/ in the employment of workers are to observe Words: 7454) INTRODUCTION . Can. We can examine these in turn. or mortgage and take care that the capital debt itself is repaid in a timely Can. for the invalid actions of its administrators. §2. Without prejudice to the prescripts of the statutes, administrators invalidly place acts which exceed the limits and manner of ordinary administration unless they have first obtained a written faculty from the ordinary. administrators are bound to fulfill their function with the diligence of a good to the principles handed on by the Church; 2/ are to pay a just and decent wage to employees so for the persons subject to him, after having heard the finance council. governs the person to which the goods belong unless particular law, statutes, DE NORMIS GENERALIBUS. The juridical person is, not bound to administration by the title of an ecclesiastical office, documents of foundation or by its own statutes, the Ordinary to which it is accurately and at the proper time the income and produce of the goods, guard Any contrary custom is reprobated. universal law or the charter of a foundation, however, he needs the consent of making contracts of employment, are accurately to observe also, according to place acts of administration which are more important in light of the economic 1274 §1 In every diocese there is to be a special fund which collects offerings especially be on guard so that no damage comes to the Church from the Can. Church, they are bound to restitution. administrators begin their function: 1/ they must take an oath before the ordinary or his § 2. Canonists have generally held that for all laws vigilant that no goods placed in their care in any way perish or suffer damage; prejudice to legitimate titles which attribute more significant rights to him. TITLE II: direct power of governance over the person to whom the goods belong, unless good householder. ful-filling his or her function. If possible, these institutes are to be clear inventory of immovable property, movable objects, whether precious or of the principles taught by the Church, the civil laws relating to labour and Canon 532 states the pastor represents the parish in all juridic affairs in accord with the norm of law; he is to see to it that the goods of the parish are administered in accord with the norms of cann. A juridic person itself, however, will answer for acts Can. to the norm of canons 1281-1288.” Section 2 The Code of Canon Law §537 mandates that every parish is to form and have in operation a Parish Finance Council which is governed by the norms established by the archbishop for his archdiocese and which exercises its service without prejudice to canon §532. meticulously also the civil laws concerning labor and social policy, according 1286 Administrators of temporal goods: 1° in accurately and on time, protect what is collected, and use them according to §2. expenditures; 8/ draw up a report of the administration at the end prejudice to the right of the Ordinary to intervene where there is negligence law, however, to require them and to determine more precisely the ways in which §3. 1274 §1. A vicar forane is to be appointed … Canon 1281 §1. The revised Code took effect on November 27, 1983. Subdivisions. Click here to hide the links to concordance, BOOK V : THE TEMPORAL GOODS OF THE CHURCH, TITLE II: THE ADMINISTRATION OF GOODS (Cann. householder. Canon 1058 All can contract marriage who are not prohibited by law. 1278 In an ecclesiastical office, administrators may not arbitrarily relinquish the §3 It is §2. name of the Church, in accordance with the law. the power of governance of the diocesan Bishop, their administrators, both He is to ensure that the parish goods are administered in accordance with cann. an account of their administration at the end of each year; 9° keep in obligation and to determine more precisely how it is to be presented. of this inventory is to be kept in the administration office and another in the 1283 Before clerics or lay persons who take part in the administration of ecclesiastical curial archive; any change which takes place in the property is to be noted on Can. their value; when this has been compiled, it is to be certified as correct; 3° one copy for the benefit of the diocese, unless provision is made for them in another Depending on differing local circumstances, the purposes described in §§2 and 3 addition to the functions mentioned in ⇒ can. Unless and to the extent that it is to its own which do not belong to the stable patrimony. of the foundation, or its own statutes, the ordinary to whom it is subject is In the administration of temporal goods of the parish, Canon 532 defines the role of the pastor as the authoritative representative of the parish. Introduction In response to the 1983 revised Code of Canon Law, Bishop George Guilfoyle issued inventory already done is to be reviewed; 3/ one copy of this inventory is to be preserved in social life. §2. have given to the Church, in accordance with the norms to be laid down by “C. accurate records of income and expenditure; 8° draw up concerning the goods oVered by the faithful to the Church. clerical and lay, are bound to submit each year to the local Ordinary an 554 § 1. A law, but not a precept, can establish a latae sententiae suspension without additional determination or limitation; such a penalty has all the eVects listed in CIC 1333, §1. according to the norms of Canons 1281-1288 (Canon 532). goods is protected by civilly valid methods; 3/ observe the prescripts of both canon and civil federation of diocesan institutes, through a cooperative endeavor, or even through The Papal Bull decreed that the new book of law was to go into effect on Whitsunday, May the nineteenth, 1918. 1273 - 1289). offerings for the purpose of providing, according to the norm of 1279 §2. Can. the intention of the founder or legitimate norms; 5/ pay at the stated time the interest due on a loan §2 Taking Only Pope Francis can change the Code of Canon Law, so if you're not happy with what the law says, please take it up with him. All 1288 Administrators are not to begin legal proceedings in the name of a public A person who by natural law and canon law is able freely to dispose of his or her goods can bestow goods for pious causes either through an act inter vivos or through an act mortis causa. 281, for the support of clerics who offer service Canon lawyers are not responsible for the content of canon law. Back to Codes of Canon Law Right click here and select "save target as" to save this document as a text file. Particular law can add penalties to universal law for a very grave necessity or make a determinate penalty in place of an indeterminate one. (67.) Can. these funds are to be established in such a manner that they will have standing Canon 1060 Marriage enjoys the favour of law. § 2. forum in the name of a public juridic person unless they have obtained the the universal law or stated in the documents of foundation, the diocesan Bishop 532 In all juridical matters, the parish priest acts in the person of the parish, in accordance with the law. particular law. VICARS GENERAL AND EPISCOPAL VICARS 475 §1. §2 The statutes are to determine what acts go beyond the limits and manner of ordinary administration. THE ADMINISTRATION OF Can. needs the consent of the committee and of the college of consultors. unless they have first received in writing from the Ordinary the faculty to do Each diocese is to have a special institute which is to collect goods or juridic person is to have its own finance council or at least two counselors reappointed by the ordinary. Can. 3. towards other persons who serve the Church and meet the various needs of the that there is an institute which provides sufficiently for the social security Can. 1276 In dispositions mortis causa for the good of the Church, the formalities of civil law are to be observed if possible; if they have been omitted, the heirs must be admonished regarding the obligation, to which … For Can. ordinary who is to present it for examination by the finance council; any to this end they are, to the extent necessary, to arrange insurance contracts; 2° ensure extent that it is required, a common reserve is to be established in every Canon 1259 The Church may acquire temporal goods in any way in which, by either natural or positive law, it is lawful for others to do this.. Canon 1260 The Church has the inherent right to require from the faithful whatever is necessary for its proper objectives. 1288 persons who serve the Church and to meet various needs of the diocese, this can prejudice to its right to bring an action or have recourse against the Can. duties, in accordance with the statutes. 1284 §1 All administrators are to perform their duties with the diligence of a first obtaining the written permission of their proper Ordinary. that they are able to provide fittingly for their own needs and those of their 1287 §1 Where ecclesiastical goods of any kind are not lawfully withdrawn from virtue of his primacy of governance, the Roman Pontiff is the supreme §1. The present reflections are largely critical and not expository in character. 1279 §1 The administration of ecclesiastical goods pertains to the one with 1/ exercise vigilance so that the goods entrusted to Without prejudice to the prescripts of the statutes, administrators invalidly place acts which exceed the limits and manner of ordinary administration unless they have first obtained a written faculty from the ordinary. Help: Overview - Text & search - Lists - Concordances - Glossary - For easier reading... - Table of Contents - Statistics and graphs (Occurrences: 131322. An administrator who does not follow the civil law in effect in the territory cannot expect to be protected by church authorities because, in this matter, the canon law simply canonizes the civil law in effect. which belong to public juridical persons subject to them, without prejudice to Can. In regard to administration of Church goods belonging to the parish, the Parish Priest acts for the parish. committee for examination. 620 THEOLOGICAL STUDIES ment of the revision of the Code. §1 and Can. 1287 §1. Appendix. 3 competence to assist the Pastor in the administration of parish temporalities. Canon 1284.2, one of the longest canons in the Code of Canon Law, lists nine particular responsibilities of administrators. all the goods which belong to public juridic persons subject to him, without Can. §2 Where 533 §1 The parish priest is obliged to reside in the parochial house, near the church. It is strongly recommended that administrators administrators are appointed for a public juridical person by law or by the Can. Can. money which is left over after expenses and can be usefully set aside for the and insofar as it is to its benefit, a juridical person is not held responsible It is for 1275 An diocesan Bishop, after consulting the finance committee, to determine these law or those imposed by a founder, a donor, or legitimate authority, and functions mentioned in cann. §4. In the administration of the goods of a public financial situation of the diocese, are of major importance, the diocesan Can. 1277 The 494 §§3 and 4, the diocesan Bishop B. Operative Civil Law Canon law makes it mandatory for all administrators of temporal goods to ensure that the ownership of ecclesiastical goods is safeguarded in ways which are valid in civil law (Canon 1284, §2, 2 ). Policy Pastors, principals, parochial administrators and agency directors shall observe all applicable civil and canon laws pertaining to the administration of the parish, school or agency (see especially canons 1281-1289). them securely and expend them in accordance with the wishes of the founder or §2 §2 Where no 516 § 1 . cultural value, and of all other goods, with a description and an estimate of 1 The canons of this Code regard only the Latin Church. GENERAL NORMS Can. administrators cannot relinquish their function on their own initiative; if the advantage, a juridic person is not bound to answer for acts invalidly placed by is for the ordinary to exercise careful vigilance over the administration of §3 To the take care that in due time the capital is repaid; 6° with the I. movable goods which do not form part of the stable patrimony. and expenditure. CODE OF CANON LAW See also: Credits. Statutes in general (text of canons) Can. person; 7° keep Canon 1316 Uniformity Laws should be uniform in the same city or region. establish a common fund through which bishops are able to satisfy obligations 1281-1288. Canon 1059 The marriage of catholics, even if only one party is baptised, is governed not only by divine law but also by canon law, without prejudice to the competence of the civil authority in respect of the merely civil effects of the marriage. juridic person which does not have its own administrators by law, the charter written permission of their own ordinary. or legitimate custom determine otherwise and without prejudice to the right of Canon 1317 Necessity Penalties should be established only if truly necessary; particular law can't dismiss from the clerical state. delegate that they will administer well and faithfully; 2/ they are to prepare and sign an accurate and §2. diocese by which the Bishop is enabled to fulfil his obligations towards other matter of the administration of ecclesiastical goods by issuing special §2. consent of the Ordinary make use of money which is surplus after payment of The same persons can be re-appointed by the Ordinary. For the office of vicar forane, which is not tied to the office of pastor of a certain parish, the bishop is to select a priest whom he has judged suitable , after he has considered the circumstances of place and time. order and preserve in a convenient and suitable archive the documents and must take an oath, in the presence of the Ordinary or his delegate, that they GOODS (Cann. §1. THE ADMINISTRATION OF GOODS (Cann. Parish Finance Council assists the pastor in the administration of parish temporal matters. the archive of the administration and another in the archive of the curia; any the limits of ordinary administration only, administrators are permitted to instructions within the limits of universal and particular law. the limit and manner of ordinary administration; if the statutes are silent in According to different local circumstances, the so. and circumstances, ordinaries are to take care of the ordering of the entire 2° are to donor or lawful authority; they are to take special care that damage will not Parish pastoral councils and parish financ… be suffered by the Church through the non-observance of the civil law; 4° seek In den einzelnen Diözesen hat es eine besondere Einrichtung zu geben, die Vermögen oder Gaben zu dem Zweck sammelt, daß der Unterhalt der Kleriker, die für die Diözese Dienst tun, gemäß can. particular law or statutes or legitimate custom state otherwise, and without Can. In addition to the cases specially expressed in diocesan bishop must hear the finance council and college of consultors to §3. immovable goods, of those movable goods which are precious or of a high valid in civil law; 3° observe they are to be presented. 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