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Pope St. Pius X is known for vigorously opposing modernist interpretations of Catholic doctrine,promoting traditional devotional practices & orthodox theology. His most important reform was to order the codification of the first Code of Canon Law, which collected the laws of the Church into one volume for the first time. He was also considered a pastoral pope,in the sense of encouraging personal holiness, piety & a daily lifestyle reflecting deep Christian values & a special to devotion to…


A good rule of thumb re veiling at Mass: nobody is forcing all women to veil at Mass. And nobody should (certainly as per the current Code of Canon Law, women aren't required to veil). But if you want to veil, nobody can stop you. And nobody should. So don't be afraid. Just go in with the right attitude: that you want to learn better to put Jesus first in your life, and that you acknowledge His Presence. Know also that the appetite can and does come with the meal-- with the opening of the…


Lupin´s Law // Lupin was, and always will be, my favorite character and this really warms my heart and breaks it knowing that something so great came because of him but he'll never be able to see it...


Born in Barcelona, Spain in 1175, St. Raymond of Peñafort had a tender love and devotion to the Blessed Mother from childhood. In his youth, he taught philosophy, and received his doctorate in canon and civil law. He then gave up all his honours and entered the Order of the Dominicans. He wrote five books of Decretals which are now a valuable part of the Canon Law of the Church. He is the patron saint of lawyers, specifically canon lawyers.


Although the text of this massive volume of canon law - the 'Smithfield Decretals' - had been written in Italy, the manuscript was then lavishly illuminated in England, probably in London, c.1330-40.