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Motu proprio

 

The offer of life in the causes of saints

With the Motu Proprio “Maiorem hac dilectionem” on the offer of life, Pope Francis has opened the path to beatification for those faithful who, inspired ...

Distinct vigilance and administration

On 4 July 2016, the Holy Father approved a motu proprio that implements reform of the organisms engaged in control and vigilance as well as ...

​Pope Francis reforms the canonical process for annulments

With these new motu proprios, Pope Francis is not only reforming but in a sense re-establishing the canonical process for annulments. Mitis iudex Dominus Iesus ...

To adapt to the needs of the times

The Administration for the Patrimony of the Holy See (APSA), the pension fund, Vatican media and the Institute for the Works of Religion are about ...

The Pope establishes a council and secretariat for the economy

With Pope Francis' Motu Proprio Fidelis dispensator et prudens, dated 24 February 2014, he established a new structure which will coordinate the economic and administrative ...

Pope Francis approves the new statute of the Financial Intelligence Authority

The Apostolic Letter issued Motu Proprio of 15 November 2013, by which Pope Francis has approved the attached new Statutes of the Financial Intelligence Authority ...

The Pope establishes the Financial Security Committee

Pope Francis has issued, on Thursday, 8 August, a Motu Proprio for the prevention and countering of money laundering, the financing of terrorism and the ...

Penal laws of the Vatican modified

A number of changes and specifications have been introduced to the legal system of Vatican City State, including: the abolition of life imprisonment, replacing it ...

Called to scale the mountain

“At this moment of my life... the Lord is calling me 'to scale the mountain', to devote myself even more to prayer and meditation. But ...

A new relation between catechesis and proclamation

Benedict XVI in his Homily for the start of the most recent Synod asserted that the new evangelization must enter into day to day pastoral ...

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