THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS OF THE CHURCHES IN THE CATHOLIC COMMUNION OF CHURCHES

  • Paul Pallath Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram
Keywords: Fundamental Right, Catholic Communion, Equity, Autonomy

Abstract

1. Right to Existence 2. Right to Equality 3. Right to
Legitimate Diversity in Unity 4. Right to Autonomy 5.
Right to the Preservation and Observation of One’s
Own Rite 6. Right to Growth and Development 7.
Right to Pastoral Care in One’s Own Rite 8. Right to
Evangelization; Conclusion

Author Biography

Paul Pallath, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram

Msgr Paul Pallath holds doctorate in Eastern canon law from the Pontifical
Oriental Institute in Rome and in Latin canon law from the Pontifical
Lateran University. After sixteen years of service at Congregation for Divine
Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments at the Vatican in Rome, at
present he is an official of the Roman Rota and an associate professor at the
Pontifical Oriental Institute. He has published many books and articles on
canonical themes and on the history and spiritual heritage of the St Thomas
Christians in India.

Published
2020-08-02