Do bishops have faculties?


#1

Do bishops, by the nature of their office, have faculties? If so, who assigns them faculties?


#2

Here is an article by a canon lawyer that may help:
canonlawblog.wordpress.com/2012/11/14/apparently-we-have-to-ask-how-do-bishops-lose-facutlies-for-confession/


#3

Yes, bishops have canonical faculties by the nature of their office. These are generally conferred at the time of their ordination by the pope.

For more information visit catholic.org/encyclopedia/view.php?id=4547


#4

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