Adapted substantially from the work of P. Emil Seiter, C.S.Sp., , with the author's permission, this book aims primarily to be of service to pastors and confessors, by outlining for them precisely and clearly the faculties for absolution and dispensation which they may have, chiefly as granted by the Code itself. References to Canon Law as existing previous to the coming into force of the Code, have been omitted for the sake of clarity, so that present actual legislation might be more forcibly presented. In countries like America, where ecclesiastical organization is yet rounding to perfection, there is need of increased knowledge and application of the Code of Canon Law, that stupendous and most magnificent work of modern legislation. This book, by itscontinual references to the Code, may promote better acquaintance with the latter's provisions. Ordinaries, likewise, may find these pages useful in composing the diocesan pagella of faculties. To seminarians this summary will be of assistance in the study of some intricate phases of Canon Law and Moral Theology. May the following brief review of some of its organic regulations serve for the better functioning of all members of Christ's great mystical Body, which is the Church!
J Simon OSM, Brother Hermenegild TOSF, Paperback, ISBN 10: 1499174241, ISBN 13: 9781499174243