Press Conference on Amendment of Book VI of the Code of Canon Law
Daniel Ibáñez
Archbishop Filippo Iannone, president of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, speaks during a Vatican press conference June 1, 2021.

The revisions, published June 1, were first commissioned by Benedict XVI with the aim of making the code’s penal sanctions more effective and applied evenly across the Church.

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