Religious life; illegitimacy?


#1

Can anyone show me please if the 1983 Canon Law Code re illegitimacy and the priesthood applies also to religious life. ie Nuns?

Thank you


#2

[quote="Hopemercy, post:1, topic:267029"]
Can anyone show me please if the 1983 Canon Law Code re illegitimacy and the priesthood applies also to religious life. ie Nuns?

Thank you

[/quote]

Under the 1983 Code of Canon Law, defect of birth (illegitimacy) is no longer an imediment to the licit receipt of Orders. In fact, under the current 1983 Code of Canon Law, illegitimacy no longer has any canonical implications or consequences.


#3

Thank you; but this does not mention Nuns, only priests.


#4

“illegitimacy no longer has any canonical implications or consequences.”

any = any, nuns, priests, lay.


closed #5

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