Archivi del giorno: 12 agosto 2013

Lex dubia non obligat

Ordine-dei-Francescani-dellImmacolata(by Roberto de Mattei) The “case” of the Franciscans of the Immaculate re-proposes a question of canonical order, both moral and spiritual, which often surfaced and at times “exploded” in the post-conciliar years: the problem of obedience to an unjust law. A law may be unjust not only when it violates the divine and natural law, but also when it violates an ecclesiastical law of greater importance. This is the case with the Decree dated July 11th 2013, by which the Congregation for the Institutes of consecrated life established the “commissioning” of the Franciscans of the Immaculate. leggi tutto