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Canon Law

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What is Canon Law ?

The latin term « jus canonicum » is translated into English as « Canon Law ». This means all the laws and regulations governing the organisation of the Catholic Church. The word " canonical " comes from the Greek meaning κανών model, or rule . It distinguishes ecclesial law from civil law which has adopted the word νόμος that gave the term " standard " in English, to designate custom or law.

What are Canon Law studies ?

Canon Law studies are concerned with the organisation of the Church they do not directly concern dogma nor theology as such.

Who is a canon lawyer ?

When we speak of a "canonist", we refer to a specialist in internal laws of the Catholic Church.

What options does Domuni University offer in Canon Law?

At Domuni, students can obtain a Bachelors degree in Canon Law.
Licence degrees are not available taught at a distance.