Research

Canonical Studies and Research Papers have been compiled for your reference. You may read and download them here.

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4. “Contract between a Diocesan Bishop and a Major Superior” – Practical Guideline  – Rev. Dr. Antony Samy
6. “Possible Future Changes in the CIC and CCEO” – Rev. Dr. Varghese Koluthara CMI

 

Year 2018

1. Role of Laity in the Mission of the Church: Vat II and later Documents – Dr A Pushparajan 

2. Participation of the Laity in the Decision-Making Structures of the Local Church: Some Reflections –  Rev Dr Sebastian S Karambai 

3. Involvement of Laity in the Teaching Office of the Church – Rev Dr Arulselvam Rayappan 

4. Empowering Women in the Church– Rev Sr Licia Puthuparambil SMI 

5. Pastoral Care of Couples in Irregular Marriages: A Reflection on Amoris Laetitia – Rev Dr Sebastian Payyappilly CMI 

6. The Obligations and Rights of the Lay Faithful: Present Reality and Future Prospects – Rev Dr Victor George D’Souza 

7. Declarations of the Parties and Documents as Proofs in a Trial According to 1983 Code  (cc. 1526-1546) – Rev Dr T Lourdusamy

Year 2017 

1. General Priciples for Administration of Temporal Goods of the Church   (His Em. Oswald Cardinal Gracias)

2. The Collaboration of Canon Law and Civil Law in Contract and Alienation (Rev. Dr. S. Antonysamy)

3. Temporal goods and Diocesan/Parish Finance Council (Fr. Arulselvam Rayappan)

4. Canon Law and Constitutional Law : A Lawyer’s perspective (Dr. Fr. A. Xavier Arulraj)

Year 2009 

1. Cardinal Topo, Inaugural Address (Cardinal Telesphore P. Toppo)

2. The oil of mercy in the lamp of our lives (Fr. Alex Vadakumthala)

3. Redemptionis Sacramentum and its implication for the celebration of the sacrament of Eucharist (Fr. S. Antony Samy)

4. Sacramant of Penance (Fr. David Bara)

5. Sacramental Worship and Baptized Non-Catholics (Jos De cuyper S.J)

6. Sacred Ordination (Fr. Mathew Kochupurackal)

7. Same Reality, Different Appearances (Mathew Kochupurackal)

8. The Concept Eucharist in Oriental Code (Rev. Dr. Thomas Kuzhinapurath)

 

Year 2008

1. Christian Civil Law and Penal Provisions (Dr. Sebastian Champappily)

 

Year 2004

1. Favour of Faith Cases (Msgr. Charles J. Scicluna)

2. Graviora Delicta, the Proceedure and Praxis (Msgr. Charles J Scicluna)

3. Graviora Delicta Table (Msgr Charles J Scicluna)

4. Sexual Abuse of Children and Young (Msgr. Charles J. Scicluna)

5. Recourse against Singular or Particular (Msgr. Charles J. Scicluna)

6. Rota Romana Addresses of John Paul II (Rev. Francis G. Morrisey, OMI)

7. Sacramentality of Marriage and Matrimonial Nullity, F. G. Morrisey (Rev. Francis G. Morisey, OMI)

8. Elements of Proof in Simulation Cases (Rev. Francis G. Morrisey, OMI)

 

Year 2002

1. Bishop as the Mirror of Justice (Prof. Augustine Mendonca)

2. Office of the Chancellor Chancery and Archives (Rev. Fr. Jose Porunnedom)

3. The Office of the Vicar General and Episcopal Vicar (Rev. Fr. A. Rayappan)

4. The Relationship Between the Bishop and His Curia (Fr. David Bara)

5. The Structural Components of the Diocesan Curia – Part 1 (Prof. Augustine Mendonca)

6. The Structural Components of the Diocesan Curia – Part 2 (Prof. Augustine Mendonca)

 

Year 2001

1. Inaugural address, Role of Canonists in the best and worst times  (Most Rev. Dr. Devadas Ambrose Bishop of Thanjavur)

2. Substantial Conformity of Sentences (Prof. Augustine Mendonca)

3. The Introductory Phase in Matrimonial Nullity Process (Rev. Dr. Victor George D’Souza)

 

Year 2000

1. The Role of Laity in the Church in the Third Millennium, (Archbishop Henry D’Souza)

2. The Role of Laity in the New Millennium, (Archbishop Anandarayar)

3. Office and Ministries of the Laity in the Church, (Alex Vadakumthala)

4. Laypeople in the Church and in the World of the Third Millennium,  (Andrews Thazhath)

5. Rights of the Laity and their Limitations (George Nedungatt)

6. Participation of the Laity in the Decision-Making, (Sebastian Karambai)

 

Year 1998

  1. TOWARDS AN INDIAN MATRIMONIAL JURISPRUDENCE: FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF  TRIBAL MARRIAGES (Fr. Jos de Cuyper)
  2. A CULTURAL APPROACH TO INDIAN MARRIAGE CASES (Fr. Augustine Mendonca )

 

Year 1996

1. Participation of the Laity in the Governing, Teaching and Sanctifying Office of the Church  (Fr. A. Anandarayar)

2. The rights and obligations of the laity (Fr. John Abraham)

 

Year 1995

  1. FAMILY, THE DOMESTIC CHURCH, SOME CANONICAL AND PASTORAL REFLECTIONS, (Fr. A. MENDONCA)

 

Year 1994

  1. BISHOP-RELIGIOUS RELATIONSHIP ACCORDING TO CIC & CCEO (Dr. Antony Pinheiro,  CD)
  2. LEGISLATIVE FUNCTION OF THE DIOCESAN BISHOP AND ITS IMPLICATION (Karambai S. Sebastian)
  3. SOLVING CONFLICTS IN THE CHURCH (Fr. Oswald Gracias )
  4. THE APOSTOLATE OF RELIGIOUS INSTITUTES IN THE DIOCESE (Fr. Varghese Azhaketh )
  5. TRIBUNAL WORK AS MINISTRY (Fr. George Kureethra )

 

Year 1993

  1. CANONICAL STATUS OF CATHOLICS WHO ARE DIVORCED AND CIVILLY REMARRIED (Mons. Mario F. Pompedda)
  2. PASTORAL APPROACH TO CANON LAW (with special reference to Marital Breakdown) (George V. Lobo, s.j.)
  3. THE THEOLOGICAL AND JURIDICAL ASPECTS OF MARRIAGE (Rev. Augustine Mendonca)

 

Year 1992

1. RESOLVING CONFLECTS MATTERS OF DOCTRINE (Fr. Oswald Gracias)

2. FROM CONSULTATION IN THE CHURCH TO COLLABORATIVE MINISTRY (Fr. Kevin Matthew Ph.D., D.C.L., S.T.L.)

3. TEACHING OF CANON LAW IN SEMINARIES (Fr. Joseph Irimpan)

 

Year 1991

1. Persons Incompetent to contract Marriage (Fr. Augustine Mendonca)

2. The Concept of Natural Justice in civil Law (Stanislaus Lobo)

3. Updating of the Civil Marriage Laws for Christians in India (MSGR. William Nazareth)

4. Alcohol and Drug Dependence (Fr. Augustine Mendonca)