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Certificate in Canon Law

Certificate in Canon Law

Access: There are no prerequisites for these short courses. The course material is university level.

Length of Studies: 12 months

Validation: Each of the five courses is assessed by a written assignment.

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 Diploma in Canon Law.

 

Latin Part I and Latin Part II would be a great complement to this study programme. 

List of Courses

Fundamental Moral Theology

Fundamental Moral Theology

Distinctions need to be made regarding the subject of moral theology : first – as distinct from moral philosophy or ethics; second – as distinct from other theologica l studies.

Catholic Social Teaching

Catholic Social Teaching

Catholic Social Teaching (also known as Catholic Social Doctrine) sums up the teachings of the Church on social justice issues. It promotes a vision of a just society that is grounded in the Sacred Scriptures and in the wisdom gathered from experience by the Christian community as it has responded to social, economic, and political issues throughout history.

Canon Law- Part I

Canon Law- Part I

Law is a juridical system that organizes the social aspects of humankind. For that reason the systematic oranization, the content and the governing principle of canon law and its different branches should and do conform to how well the Church’s social dimension and social structures are understood at each moment in time.

Ecclesiology

Ecclesiology

This course explores the mystery of the Church as seen in the light of Vatican II.

Latin - Part I

Latin - Part I

Declensions, conjugations, ablative, gerundive... an introduction to the Latin language, mother of Romance languages.

Canon Law - Part II

Canon Law - Part II

Law is a juridical system that organizes the social aspects of humankind. For that reason the systematic oranization, the content and the governing principle of canon law and its different branches should and do conform to how well the Church’s social dimension and social structures are understood at each moment in time.