Ecclesiastical law (2016/2017)

Course code
4S001387
Name of lecturer
Giuseppe Comotti
Coordinator
Giuseppe Comotti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
IUS/11 - ECCLESIASTICAL AND CANON LAW
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
1° periodo di lezioni dal Oct 3, 2016 al Dec 16, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims to furnish students with the necessary tools for understand and analyse the relevance of religion in legal systems and, in particular, the different aspects of personal religious freedom and also the relationship between Italian State and the Catholic Church and the other confessions. Aspects that will be studied from both the historical point of view and current legislation.

Syllabus

Historical development of systems of relationships between the State and religious Confessions.
Constitutional law and religion
The right to religious freedom
The principle of the secular State
Lateran Pacts. The Holy See and the Vatican City State
The agreements between the Italian State and the other religions
The ecclesiastical entities
The religious buildings
The ministers of religion
Civil recognition of religious marriage and ecclesiastical judgments

TEXTS:
F. FINOCCHIARO, Diritto ecclesiastico. Edizione compatta, aggiornamento a cura di A. BETTETINI E G. LO CASTRO, 4a ed., Bologna, Zanichelli, 2012.
oppure:
G. DALLA TORRE, Lezioni di diritto ecclesiastico, 4a ed., Torino, Giappichelli, 2014.


Gli studenti frequentanti potranno sostenere l’esame sugli appunti delle lezioni.

Per le fonti normative si potrà utilmente consultare:
Codice di diritto ecclesiastico, a cura di P. MONETA, La Tribuna, Piacenza, 2015.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017