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Huels, John   Huels, John
Full Professor
Program: Canon Law
Office : GIG 231
Phone: 613-236-1393, ext.: 4021
Cellphone: 613-725-5914
Email: jhuels@ustpaul.ca


Research Activities:

General norms; Liturgical Law; Ministry; Sacraments

Education:

J.C.D. Catholic University of America, 1982
M.A. Theology, M. Div., Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, 1976
B.A., Psychology and Philosophy, Saint Louis University, 1971


Courses taught:

Matrimonial Law
Master’s Seminar
Seminar on Chancery Practice
Doctoral Seminar: Thesis Project
General Norms
Liturgical Law outside the Code
Juridic Acts
PhD Thesis Project


Publications:

Books authored

The Interpretation of the Law on Communion under Both Kinds. Doctoral dissertation, Canon Law Studies, No. 505. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America, 1982. Pp. 352.

The Faithful of Christ. English Paraphrase of the New Canon Law Applicable to the Laity with Select Commentary. Chicago: Franciscan Herald Press, 1983. Pp. x+118.

One Table, Many Laws: Essays on Catholic Eucharistic Practice. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1986. Pp. 112.

The Pastoral Companion: A Canon Law Handbook for Catholic Ministry. Chicago: The Franciscan Herald Press, 1986. Pp. xi+ 355.

Liturgical Law: An Introduction. American Essays in Liturgy, 4. Washington D.C.: The Pastoral Press, 1987. Pp. 30.

Disputed Questions in the Liturgy Today. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 1988. Pp. vi+125.

The Catechumenate and the Law: A Pastoral and Canonical Commentary for the Church in the United States. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 1994. Pp. 1-104.

The Pastoral Companion: A Canon Law Handbook for Catholic Ministry. New Series, second edition, completely revised, updated, and expanded. Quincy, IL: Franciscan Press, 1995. Pp. xvii + 432.

More Disputed Questions in the Liturgy. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 1996. Pp. vi + 200.

The Pastoral Companion: A Canon Law Handbook for Catholic Ministry, third edition, revised and updated. Quincy, IL: Franciscan Press, 2003. Pp. xvii + 437.

Empowerment for Ministry: A Complete Manual on Diocesan Faculties for Priests, Deacons, and Lay Ministers. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2003. Pp. xx + 284.

Liturgy and Law: Liturgical Law in the System of Roman Catholic Canon Law. Montreal: Wilson & Lafleur, 2006. Pp. 249.

Liturgie et droit: Le droit liturgique dans le système du droit canonique de l’Église catholique. Montréal: Wilson & Lafleur, 2007. Pp. 295.

(Editor). Ad justitiam promovendam: Mélanges en honneur de Mgr Roch Pagé; Festschrift in Honour of Msgr. Roch Pagé. Ottawa: Faculty of Canon Law, St. Paul University, 2007. Pp. 303.

The Pastoral Companion: A Canon Law Handbook for Catholic Ministry. Fourth updated edition. Montreal: Wilson & Lafleur, 2009. Pp. 476.


Articles

“Another Look at Lay Jurisdiction.” The Jurist 41 (1981): 59-80.

“The Interpretation of Liturgical Law.” Worship 55 (1981): 218-37.

“Communion under Both Kinds on Sundays--Is It Legal?” The Jurist 42 (1982): 70-106.

“Trent and the Chalice: Forerunner of Vatican II?” Worship 56 (1982): 386-400.

“The Cup of Blessing.” Emmanuel 89 (November 1983): 483-489.

“The Eucharistic Cup,” Emmanuel 89 (December 1983): 558-563.

“Female Altar Servers: The Legal Issues.” Worship 57 (1983): 513-525.

“Stipends in the New Code of Canon Law,” Worship 57 (1983): 215-224.

“Die Messstipendien im neuen Kirchenrecht.” Theologie der Gegenwart 27 (1984): 162-9.

“Stipend Intentions and the Eucharist.” Liturgy 80, 14 (October 1983): 4-6.

“Bread and Wine.” Emmanuel 90 (1984): 519-524.

“From Law to Life.” Emmanuel 90 (1984): 143-149.

“Use of Reason and Reception of Sacraments by the Mentally Handicapped.” The Jurist 44 (1984): 209-219.

“Select Questions of Eucharistic Discipline.” Proceedings of the 47th Convention of the Canon Law Society of America (New Orleans, October 15-18, 1985), 48-65. Washington DC: Canon Law Society of America, 1986.

“The Age of Confirmation: A Canonist's View.” Catechumenate 9 (Nov. 1987): 30-36.

“Canonical Perspectives on General Absolution.” Emmanuel 93 (1987): 76-83, 90-91, 103.

“Concelebration: Sign of Unity or Division?” Liturgy 80 18/3(April 1987):2-4.

“Interpreting Canon Law in Diverse Cultures.” The Jurist 47 (1987): 249-293.

“Restrictions on Concelebrations.” The Jurist 47 (1987): 576-578.

“The Role and Qualifications of Godparents.” Catechumenate 9/7 (Sept. 1987): 11-16.

“Canonical Comments on Concerts in Churches.” Worship 62 (1988): 165-172. Reprinted in The American Organist 22/11 (November 1988): 44-46.
“Lay Preaching in Canon Law,” Emmanuel, 94/5(June 1988): 244-251

“Participation by the Faithful in the Liturgy.” The Jurist 48 (1988): 608-637.

“Reducing the Number of Sunday Masses.” Emmanuel 94/7 (September 1988): 376-381, 400-401.

“Too Many Masses?” Catholic Digest 53/2 (December 1988): 32-34.

“Should the Eucharist Be Celebrated at Mixed Marriages?” Liturgy 80 19/1 (January 1988): 12-15.

“Who May Be Anointed?” Liturgy 80 19/4 (May-June 1988): 5-7.

“Confirmation 'Cathechumens.'” Catechumenate 11 (January 1989): 37.

“The Correction and Punishment of a Diocesan Bishop.” The Jurist 49 (1989): 507-542.

“Eucharistic Reservation in Special Circumstances.” FDLC Newsletter (Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions) 16/4 (July-August 1989): 29-32. Reprinted with some changes in Emmanuel 97/5 (June 1991): 284-289.

“The Ministry of the Divine Word (Canons 756-761).” Studia Canonica 23 (1989): 325-344.

“Preparing and Celebrating the Paschal Feasts.” Worship 63 (1989): 71-79.

“Response to Arthur Kubick's Article on Confirmation.” Catechumenate 2/1 (January 1989): 37.

“Be Sure to Read the Footnotes.” Pastoral Music 14/3 (February-March 1990): 67-68.

“Focus on Canon Law: The Profession of Faith and the Oath of Fidelity Revisited.” New Theology Review 3 (May 1990): 79-84.

“Options for Eucharistic Reservation.” FDLC Newsletter (Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions), 17/3 (May-June 1990): 17-20. Reprinted in Emmanuel 98 (1992) 506-509, 512.

“Sunday Liturgies without a Priest.” Worship 64 (1990): 451-460.

“The Sunday Mass Obligation, Past and Present.” Chicago Studies, 29 (November 1990): 262-276.

“What Time for Anticipated Masses?” Emmanuel 96/1 (January-February 1990): 34-41. [co-authored with Thomas S. Willis]

“Daily Mass: Law and Spirituality.” Review for Religious 50 (July/August 1991): 572-578.

“Eucharistic Reservation in Special Circumstances.” Emmanuel 97/5 (June 1991): 284-289.
Based on article in FDLC Newsletter 16/4 (July-August 1989): 29-32.

“The Law on Lay Preaching: Interpretation and Implementation.” In Canon Law Society of America Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Convention (Washington, DC: CLSA, 1991): 61-79.

“The Liturgy of the Hours: Clerical Obligation, Prayer of the Whole Church.” In Emmanuel 97/4 (May 1991): 206-209, 224-225.

“Nonreception of Canon Law by the Community.” In New Theology Review 4 (May 1991): 47-61.

“Options for Eucharistic Reservation.” Emmanuel 98 (1992) 506-509, 512. Reprint of same in FDLC Newsletter (Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions), 17/3 (May-June 1990): 17-20.

“The Law on the Imprimatur.” Modern Liturgy 21 (March, 1994) 20-22.

“Preparation for the Sacraments: Faith, Rights, Law.” Studia canonica 28 (1994) 33-58.

“What Became of Exemption?” CMSM Forum, n. 66 (Spring, 1994) 8-16.

“The Demise of Religious Exemption.” The Jurist 54 (1994) 40-55.

“Penance, Canon Law, and Pastoral Practice.” Liturgical Ministry 4 (Winter, 1995) 31-36

“The 1993 Ecumenical Directory: Theological Values and Juridical Norms.” The Jurist 56 (1996) 391-426.

“The 1993 Ecumenical Directory and the Eastern Churches.” Logos 37 (1996) 75-92.

“Interpreting an Instruction Approved in forma specifica.” Studia Canonica 32 (1998) 5-46.

“Back to the Future: The Role of Custom in a World Church.” Canon Law Society of America Proceedings of the Fifty-Ninth Annual Convention. Washington: CLSA, 1997. Pp. 1-25

“Quoi de nouveau dans l’Instruction sur le ministère laïc?” L’Église canadienne 31 (1998) 233-239.

“Lay Preaching and the 1997 Vatican Instruction on Lay Ministry.” Celebrate! 37 (September-October, 1998) 11-16. [This article was awarded first place in the best article category for 1998 by the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada.]

“A Theory of Juridical Documents Based on Canons 29-34.” Studia Canonica 32 (1998) 337-370.

“Sunday Mass and the June 29, 1998 Apostolic Letter of Pope John Paul II.” Celebrate! 38, no. 1 (January-February, 1999) 6-9.

“Liturgical Issues in the Diocese.” Studia Canonica 33 (1999) 83-112.

“Laity–Called to Preach?” Our Family 50, no. 6 (June, 1999) 35-39.

“Communion: To Bless or Not to Bless.” Celebrate! 38, no. 5 (September-October, 1999) 7-10. Co-authored with John G. Hibbard.

“The Place for the Tabernacle in the Current Law.” Antiphon 4, no. 3 0 (1999) 25-28.

“Communal Celebrations and the Clerical Obligation to Recite the Liturgy of the Hours.” National Bulletin on Liturgy 32 (1999) 182-184.

“A New Policy for Sacramental Sharing for Canadian Dioceses.” Celebrate! 39, n. 3 (May-June, 2000) 24-29.

“Assessing the Weight of Documents on the Liturgy.” Worship 74 (2000) 117-135.

“The Tabernacle in Canon Law.” Environment and Art Letter 13 (2000) 55-58.

“Sacramental Sharing in Mixed Marriages: The Policy for Canadian Dioceses.” Celebrate! 38, n. 4 (July-August, 2000) 24-28.

“Une politique sur le partage des sacrements avec des protestants pour les diocèses du Canada.” L’Église canadienne 33 (2000) 187-193.

“Principles of Liturgical Adaptation in Light of Justice and Forgiveness.” Canon Law Society of America Proceedings of the Sixty-First Annual Convention.Washington: CLSA, 1999. Pp. 1-25

“Q and A.” [On the use of Latin in the English liturgy] In Rite 31, no. 6 (August/September, 2000) 3.

“A Policy on Canon 844, §4 for Canadian Dioceses.” Studia canonica 34 (2000) 91-118.

“Christmas Eve Schedules” [co-authored with John G. Hibbard]. Celebrate! 38, no. 5 (September-October, 2000) 8-10.

“Looking at Liturgical Law.” Celebrate! 39, no. 5 (September-October, 2000) 25-29.

“Canon Law Professor Looks at the GIRM.” We Believe! (November 2000) 3-4.

“The Tabernacle in Canon Law: The New GIRM.” Environment and Art Letter 13, no. 10 (December, 2000) 148-152.

“The Revised Institutio Generalis of the Roman Missal and the Conference of Bishops.” Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions Newsletter 27, no. 6 (December 2000 - January 2001) 1-4.

“Developments in Liturgical Law Since the 1983 Code.” Canon Law Society of Australia and New Zealand Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth Annual Conference. Narrabundah, A.C.T., October 23-26, 2000, pp. 24-38.

“The Power of Governance and its Exercise by Lay Persons.” Ibid., pp. 39-54.

“Suppression of Parishes and Related Canonical Issues.” Ibid., pp. 61-67.

“Liturgiam authenticam: Canonical Observations.” Rite 32, no. 6 (August/September 2001) 12-13.

“The Power of Governance and Its Exercise by Lay Persons: A Juridical Approach.” Studia Canonica 35 (2001) 59-96.

“Pastoral Aids for Ministry to the Sick and Dying.” Vision 11, no. 8 (August/September 2001) 5-6. [Newsletter of the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, Milwaukee]

“The New General Instruction of the Roman Missal: Subsidiarity or Uniformity?” Worship 75 (2001) 482-511.

“Canonical Notes on Liturgiam authenticam.” Celebrate! 41, no. 1 (January 2002) 24-27.

“Ministry to the Sick and Dying in View of the Shortage of Priests.” Canon Law Society of America Proceedings of the Sixty-Third Annual Convention. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 2001. Pages 127-146.

“The Selection of Bishops: Recovering the Traditions.” The Jurist 59 (1999) 348-376. Co-authored with Richard Gaillardetz.

“Can Priests Forbid Girls To Serve Mass?” Celebrate! 41, no. 4 (July-August 2002) 4-5.

“Permissions, Authorizations and Faculties in Canon Law.” Studia Canonica 36 (2002) 25-58.

“Special Questions on the Diaconate.” Liturgical Ministry 13 (Winter 2004) 1-9.

“Determining the Correct Canonical Rules for Ambiguous Administrative Acts.” Studia Canonica 37 (2003) 5-54.

“Redemptionis Sacramentum–A Canonical Perspective.” Liturgy, vol. 29, no. 2 (July 2004) 11-13. [Published by the Diocese of Auckland, NZ]

“Canonical Observations on Redemptionis Sacramentum.” Worship 78 (2004) 404-420.

“The Juridic Status of Catholic Faculties of Theology: Overview of the Universal Law.” Studia Canonica 37 (2003) 301-322.

“Privilege, Faculty, Indult, Derogation: Diverse Uses and Disputed Questions.” The Jurist 63 (2003) 213-253.

“Constitutive Law and Juridic Institutes.” Ius Ecclesiae [published by Pontificia Università della Santa Croce, Rome] 16 (2004) 711-739.

“A Juridical Notion of Sacramentals.” Studia Canonica 38 (2004) 345-368. Reprinted in Patrick Cogan (ed.), Sacerdotes iuris: Miscellanea in Honour of William H. Woestman, O.M.I. Ottawa: Faculty of Canon Law, Saint Paul University, 2005, pages 141-164.

“Recent Roman Documents: Redemptionis Sacramentum.” In 40th Annual Convention of the Canadian Canon Law Society (proceedings), Saskatoon, SK, 26-29 September 2005, pages 63-70.

“The Ministers of Sacramentals.” The Jurist 65 (2005) 338-385.

“Categories of Indispensable and Dispensable Laws.” Studia Canonica 39 (2005) 41-73.

“New Eucharistic Discipline in the Instruction Redemptionis Sacramentum and the Need for a Reform of Canons 29-34.” Studies in Church Law 2 (2006) 33-59.

“The Supply of the Faculty to Confirm in Common Error.” Studia Canonica 40 (2006) 293-348.

“Defection from the Catholic Church by a Formal Act and the Circular Letter of 13 March 2006.” Studia Canonica 41 (2007) 515-549.

“Reconciling the Old with the New: Canonical Questions on Summorum Pontificum.” In The Jurist 68 (2008) 92-113.

“A Commentary on the General Instruction of the Roman Missal.” Worship 82 (2008) 433-445.

“The Significance of the 1991 Ordo celebrandi Matrimonium for the Canon Law of Marriage.” Studia Canonica 43 (2009) 97-126.

“Anglicanorum coetibus: Text and Commentary.” Studia Canonica 43 (2009) 389-430.

“Canonical Comments on Anglicanorum coetibus.” Worship 84 (2010) 237-253.

“Towards Refining the Notion of ‘Office’ in Canon Law.” The Jurist 70 (2010) 396-433.

Contributions to Edited Volumes

New Law and Life: 60 Practical Questions and Answers on the New Code of Canon Law, ed. Elissa Rinere: “Communion and Non-Catholics,” pp. 12-13; “Confession before Communion,” pp. 19-20, “First Penance and First Communion,” p 21; and “Anointing the Sick,” p. 25. Washington, DC: Canon Law Society of America, 1985.

“The Most Holy Eucharist.” In The Code of Canon Law: A Text and Commentary Commissioned by the Canon Law Society of America, ed. James A. Coriden, Thomas J. Green, and Donald E. Heintschel, 643-672. New York: Paulist Press, 1985.

“Parish Life and the New Code.” In Concilium vol. 185: Canon Law--Church Reality ed. James Provost and Knut Walf, 64-72. Edinburgh: T & T Clark Ltd, 1986.

“The Role of Canon Law in Light of Lumen Gentium.” In With Oars and Sails, Book One: The Ministry of Governance, ed. James K. Mallett, 98-120. Washington DC: Canon Law Society of America, 1986.

The New Dictionary of Theology, ed. Joseph A. Komonchak, Mary Collins, and Dermot Lane, “Absolution,: pp. 6-7; “Confession,” pp. 87-88; “Validity,” pp. 1068-1069. Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, Inc., 1987.

“Canonical Qualifications of Sponsors and Godparents.” In Finding and Forming Sponsors and Godparents, ed. James A. Wilde, 5-12. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 1988.

“Redress of Grievances.” In A Catholic Bill of Rights, ed. Leonard Swidler and Herbert O'Brien, 66-68. Kansas City, MO: Sheed & Ward, 1988.

New Catholic Encyclopedia, “Canon Law, General Norms,” vol. 18, pp. 67-68. Washington DC: Catholic University of America, 1989.

The New Dictionary of Sacramental Worship, ed. Peter E. Fink. “Chalice, Modes of Distribution of,” pp. 175-176; “Communion under Both Kinds,” pp. 240-241; “Law, Liturgical,” pp. 661-669; “Marriage Tribunal,” pp. 773-775. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1990.

“General Introduction.” The Liturgy Documents, 3rd ed. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 1991. Pp. ix-xiv

“Introduction to This Holy and Living Sacrifice.” In The Liturgy Documents, 3rd ed. Chicago, Liturgy Training Publications, 1991. Pp. 250-251.

“Validity of the Bread.” In The Communion Rite at Sunday Mass, by Gabe Huck (Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 1989): 80.

“Liturgy, Inclusive Language, and Canon Law.” In Living No Longer for Ourselves: Liturgy and Justice in the Nineties, ed. Kathleen Hughes, RSCJ and Mark R. Francis, CSV, 138-152. Collegeville, MN: the Liturgical Press, 1991.

“Canon Law, Spirituality in” and “Law.” In The New Dictionary of Catholic Spirituality. Edited by Michael Downey. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1993. Pages 110-114; 588-589.

“Canonical Rights to the Sacraments.” In Developmental Disabilities and Sacramental Access: New Paradigms for Sacramental Encounters. Edited by Edward Foley, Capuchin. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1994. Pages 94-115.

In The Harper Collins Encyclopedia of Catholicism. Richard McBrien, general editor. San Francisco: Harper, 1995. The following entries:

Acta Apostolicae Sedis, p. 13;
Acta Sanctae Sedis, p. 13;
altar bread, p. 37;
altar wine, p. 38;
camerlengo, pp. 212-213;
canon [title], p. 217;
canonical penance, p. 218;
canonist, p. 218;
canons regular, p. 223;
celebret, p. 289;
Clementines, p. 323;
clergy, p. 323;
coat of arms, pp. 325-326;
Code of Canon Law, p. 326;
coronation, papal, p. 369;
decretal, p. 404;
Decretum Gratianum, p. 404;
dedication of churches, p. 405;
desecration, p. 411;
ember days, p. 463;
eminence, p. 464;
honorary prelate of his holiness, p. 638;
mustum, p. 898;
plenary council, p. 1007;
prelature, personal, p. 1045;
prior, p. 1053;
prioress, p. 1053;
sacrilege, pp. 1151-1152.

“Law: Pastoral-Liturgical Tradition.” In The Collegeville Pastoral Dictionary of Biblical Theology. Edited by Carroll Stuhlmueller. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1996. Pages 547-549.

“From Practice to Law.” In From Life to Law. Ed. James Provost and Knut Walf. Concilium 1996/5. Maryknoll, NJ: Orbis, 1996. Pages 22-28. French: “De la pratique au droit,” in Concilium, n. 267 (1966) 37-46; Italian: “Dalla vita alla lege,” in Concilium 5/1996 (Brescia: Queriniana) 41-50; Dutch: “Van pratijk naar wet,” in Concilium 5/1996, pp. 30-37; German: “Von der Praxis zum Gesetz,” Concilium 32 (1996) 397-402.

Commentaries in: New Commentary on the Code of Canon Law Commissioned by the Canon Law Society of America. Edited by John P. Beal, James A. Coriden, and Thomas J. Green. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2000. “Introduction to Book I,” “Introductory Canons [cc. 1-6], “Ecclesiastical Laws [cc. 7-22],” “Custom [cc. 23-28],” pp. 47-96; “The Most Holy Eucharist [cc. 897-958],” pp. 1095-1137; “Other Acts of Divine Worship [cc. 1166-1204],” “Sacred Places and Times [cc. 1205-1253],” pp. 1400-1448.

“Ministers and Rites for the Sick and Dying: Canon Law and Pastoral Options.” In Recovering the Riches of Anointing: A Study of the Sacrament of the Sick. Edited by Genevieve Glen. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 2002. Pages 83-112.

Preface to Theoretical and Practical Understanding of the Integral Reordering of Canon Law. By Patricia Smith. Roman Catholic Studies, vol. 16. Lewiston/Queenston/Lampeter, UK: Edwin Mellen Press, 2002. Pages i-iii.

“Law and Worship: Roman Catholic.” In The New Westminster Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship. Edited by Paul Bradshaw. Louisville/London: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002. Pages 271-272.

“Liturgical laws, authority of,” in New Catholic Encyclopedia, 2 ed., Detroit: Thomson Gale and Washington: The Catholic University of America, 2003, vol. 8, pp. 669-670.

“Religious, exemption of,” in ibid., vol. 12, pp. 93-94.

“The Efficacy of Delegation without Notification or Acceptance.” In Victor G. D’Souza (ed.), In the Service of Truth and Justice: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Augustine Mendonca. Bangalore: St. Peter’s Pontifical Institute, 2008, pp. 69-108. Reprinted in Studia Canonica 44 (2010).

“Exceptions to the Canonical Form and Marital Validity.” In « Iustitia et iudicium » : Studi di diritto matrimoniale e processuale canonico in onore di Antoni Stankiewicz. Edited by Janusz Kowal e Joaquín Llobell. Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2010, volume II, pages 881-901.

“The Act of ‘Admitting’ a Lay Person to Preach in a Church or an Oratory.” Studia Canonica 45 (2011): 443-484.

“The Responses Owed by the Faithful to the Authentic Magisterium of the Church.” Studies in Church Law 7 (2011) 113-138.

“General Revoking Formulas in Canon Law and Their Juridical Effects.” Studia canonica 46 (2012) 119-164.

Canonical opinions

“Restrictions on Concelebrations.” In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions, 1987, 107-109. Washington, DC: Canon Law Society of American, 1987.
Reprinted in The Jurist 47 (1987): 576-578.

Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions, ed. William Schumacher and J. James Cuneo. Washington DC: Canon Law Society of America, 1988: “Certain Questions on the Validity of Novitiate,” pp. 75-79. “Inten¬tion of Baptist Ministers,” pp. 81-82. “The Baptism of Fetuses,” pp. 82-83. “Ex-Catholic as Christian Witness at Baptism, pp. 87-88. “Intervals Between Ministries and Diaconate,” pp. 93-95.

Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions, 1989. Washington, DC: Canon Law Society of America, 1989: “Bread without Gluten for Eucharist,” p. 90; “Double Precept Fulfilled at One Mass,” pp. 96-98; “Substitution of Priestless Services for the Sunday Obligation,” pp. 95-96; “Time of Anticipated Masses,” pp. 98-99; “Validation of a Catechumen's Marriage after an Annulment,” p. 94.

Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions, 1990, Washington, DC: Canon Law Society of America, 1989: “Defect of Form in Baptism,” pp. 91-92; “Reception/Initiation of Non-Catholics in Irregular Marriages,” pp. 95-97.

Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 1991, Washington, DC: Canon Law Society of America, 1991: “Denial of a Sacrament Without Due Process,” pp. 86-87; “Right to a Funeral Mass,” pp. 103-104.

Canonical Opinions: “Confirmation of Baptized Catholics in a Schismatic Church;” “The Place of Eucharistic Reservation;” “Prohibition of a Blessed Sacrament Chapel.” In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 1993. Edited by Kevin W. Vann and James I. Donlon. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 1993. Pages 43-45, 65-66, 67-68.

Canonical opinions: In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 1994. Edited by Kevin W. Vann and James I. Donlon. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 1994. Pages 81-83:”Eucharistic Ministers in the Presence of Ordained Ministers;” pages 113-114: “Indefinite Renewal of Temporary Vows;” pages 126-129: “Delay of Confirmation Following the Baptism of Children of Catechetical Age;” pages 133-135: “Ordination of Religious in Eastern Rite.”

Canonical opinions: In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 1995. Edited by Kevin W. Vann and James I. Donlon. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 1995. Pages 66-70: “Delay of Baptism and Related Issues;” pages 70-72: “Confirmation of a Seven-Year-Old by Pastor.”

Canonical opinions: In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 1996. Edited by Kevin W. Vann and James I. Donlon. Pages 87-88: “Presuming Permission for Use of Pre-Vatican II Rites;” pages 101-102: “Invalid Use of Extraordinary Form of Marriage;” pages 105-107: “Mixed Marriages at the Eucharist.”

Canonical opinions in Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 1997 (Washington, Canon Law Society of America, 1997): “Canon 618: Unlawful Command by a Major Superior,” pp. 52-55; “Canon 838: Changing Words of Absolution in Sacramental Confession,” p. 60; “Canon 851: Right of a Minor to be Baptized Against the Wishes of Parents,” pp. 62-64; “Canon 929: Role of Deacons in the Liturgy,” pp. 69-70.

Canonical opinion: “Should We Reject Certain Floor Plans?” Environment and Art Letter 9 (1997) 126-127..

Canonical opinion: “Tridentine Mass Not Lawful Without Consent,” The Southern Cross [South Africa], April 6, 1997, page 7.
Canonical opinion: “Should We Reject Certain Floor Plans?” Environment and Art Letter 9 (1997) 126-127..

Canonical opinion: “Tridentine Mass Not Lawful Without Consent,” The Southern Cross [South Africa], April 6, 1997, page 7.

In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 1998 (Washington, Canon Law Society of America, 1998): “Canon 19: Marriage of Two Non-Catholics in the Church,” pp. 40-41; “Canon 657: Unlawful Denial of Perpetual Profession,” pp. 60-61; “Canon 846: Votive Masses During Lent,” pp. 67-68; “Canon 928: Use of Latin in the Mass,” pp. 71-73.

“Communal Celebrations and the Clerical Obligation to Recite the Liturgy of the Hours.” National Bulletin on Liturgy 32 (1999) 182-184.

In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 1999. Edited by F. Stephen Pedone and James I. Donlon. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 1999. “Granting of an Apostolic Indulgence to the Dying,” pp. 65-66; “Exercising an Apostolate in the Name of the Community,” pp. 73-75; “The Valid Minister of Catholic Baptism and Receiving an Infant into Full Communion,” pp. 76-79; “Dispensation from Defect of Age for Holy Orders,” pp. 87-89.

In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2000. Edited by F. Stephen Pedone and James I. Donlon. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 2000. “Proof of Baptism and Confirmation,” pp. 96-98; “Sacramental Penance During the Eucharist,” pp. 107-109; “Lack of a Valid Act of Defection,” pp. 122-124; “Change of Title of Church,” pp. 129-131.

In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2001. Edited by F. Stephen Pedone and James I. Donlon. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 2001. “False Opinions on the Use of the Tridentine Rite,” pp. 51-53 [republished on the Internet, Traditional Catholic Reflections, October 2001, at www.tcrnews.com]; “Child of Catholic Parents Baptized Protestant,” pp. 53-58; “Canon 812: Questions on the Applicability of the Law,” pp. 90-93; “Can the Bishop Prohibit Marriages Outside a Church?” pp. 127-128; “The Minister of the Consecration of Virgins,” pp. 134-136.

In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2002. Edited by F. Stephen Pedone and James I. Donlon. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 2002. “Validity of Ordination Questioned,” pp. 55-56; “Convalidation of Marriage of Two Protestants,” pp. 56-57; “Rescinding Incardination,” pp. 63-65; “Adaptations in the Liturgy of the Hours and the Clerical Obligation,” pp. 90-92; “Deacon Seeking to Minister Outside His Diocese of Incardination,” pp. 111-114; “Rite of Candidacy Delegated to a Presbyter,” pp. 115-117.

In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2003. Edited by F. Stephen Pedone and James I. Donlon. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 2003. “Dispensation from the Law Requiring Darkness at the Easter Vigil,” pp. 39-41; “Catholic-Mormon Marriages Without a Dispensation from Disparity of Cult,” pp. 74-76.

In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2004. Edited by F. Stephen Pedone and James I. Donlon. Alexandria, VA: Canon Law Society of America, 2004. “Effective Date of Revised General Instruction of the Roman Missal,” pp. 77-80; “Just and Reasonable Cause for Celebrating Mass Alone,” pp. 149-151; “Remission of Censures by Confessor,” pp. 163-164.

In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2005. Edited by F. Stephen Pedone and James I. Donlon. Alexandria, VA: Canon Law Society of America, 2005. “Minister of Baptism as Godparent,” pp. 71-73; “Loss of Blessing of Chalices,” pp. 81-82; “Ascription by Law in Church of Father,” pp. 121-123.

In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2006. Edited by F. Stephen Pedone and Paul D. Counce. Alexandria, VA: Canon Law Society of America, 2006. “Signatures Required for Acts of the Bishop,” pp. 54-56; “Confirmation Administered by the Pastor Following Adult Baptism by a Deacon,” pp. 63-66; “Retroactivity of Clarification: Defection from the Church by a Formal Act,” pp. 78-81.

“Defect of Canonical Form and Common Error.” In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2007. Edited by Joseph J. Koury and Shiobhan M. Verbeek. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 2007. Pages 49-51.

“Indeterminate Mass Obligations.” In ibid. Pages 79-80.

“Satisfaction of Mass Obligations in a Parish without a Pastor.” In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2008. Edited by Joseph J. Koury and Siobhan M. Verbeek. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 2008. Pages 84-86.

“Dispensation of Two Catholics from Canonical Form by Local Ordinary.” Ibid., pp. 108-111.


“Celebration of Penance by a Candidate Being Conditionally Baptized.” In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2009. Edited by Sharon A. Eurart and Siobhan M. Verbeek. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, pp. 88-90.

“Convalidation with No Witnesses Present.” In ibid., pp. 107-108.

“Extraordinary Form of Marriage in Conflict with Civil Law.” In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2010. Edited by Sharon A. Eurart, John A. Alessandro, and Paul B.R. Hartmann. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, pp. 149-150.

“Solemnities of Title and Anniversary of Dedication in Parishes with Several Churches.” In Roman Replies and CLSA Advisory Opinions 2011. Edited by Sharon A. Eurart, John A. Alessandro, and Thomas Green. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 2011, pp. 115-117.

Book reviews

Marriage Studies: Reflections in Canon Law and Theology, 2 vols., ed. T. Doyle. In Worship 57 (1983): 166-167.

Church Property, Church Finances, and Church- Related Corporations: A Canon Law Handbook, ed. Adam J. Maida and Nicholas P. Cafardi. In Review for Religious 43 (1984): 634.

Code, Community, Ministry: Selected Studies for the Parish Minister Introducing the Revised Code of Canon Law, ed. James H. Provost. In Worship 58 (1984): 463-464.

Religious in the 1983 Code: New Approaches to the New Law, by Elizabeth McDonough. In Review for Religious 44 (1985): 790-791.

Wine as Sacramental Matter and the Use of Mustum, by Patrick McSherry. In The Jurist 47 (1987): 605-606.

The 'Bonum Fidei' in an African Context: The Canonical Significance of Marital Fidelity among the Bantu of South Africa, by Marc de Muelenaere. In The Jurist 47 (1987): 611-612.

Marriage in Canon Law: Texts and Comments, Reflections and Questions, by Ladislas Orsay. In Emmanuel 93 (April 1987): 173-174.

Canons and Commentaries on Marriage, by Ignatius Gramunt (et al.). In New Theology Review 1/3 (August 1988): 113-114.

The Church: Learning and Teaching, by Ladislas Orsy. In Studia Canonica 22 (1988): 237-238.

The Sacred Memory of Mary, by Walter Brennan. In Emmanuel 94/7 (September 1988): 418.

Thirty Years of Liturgical Renewal: Statements of the Bish¬ops' Committee on the Liturgy, ed. Frederick McManus. In Worship 62 (1988): 457-458.

Before and after Baptism: The Work of Teachers and Cate¬chists, and Commentaries: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, ed. James Wilde. In Emmanuel 95/3 (April 1989): 173.

The Homilist's Guide to Scripture, Theology, and Canon Law, by John Burke and Thomas Doyle. In The Jurist 49 (1989): 330-332.

The Nature and Future of Episcopal Conferences, ed. Hervé Legrand, Julio Manzanares, and Antonio García y García. In New Theology Review 2 (May 1989): 114-115.

Episcopal Conferences: Historical, Canonical and Theological Studies, ed. Thomas J. Reese, SJ. In New Theology Review 3 (Novem¬ber 1990): 110-111.

The Marginal Catholic: Challenge, Don't Crush, by Joseph M. Champlin. In Liturgy 90 21/5 (July 1990): 13-14.

Priesthood: A History of the Ordained Ministry in the Roman Catholic Church, by Kenan B. Osborne, OFM. In Worship 64 (1990): 92-94.

Readings, Cases, Materials in Canon Law: A Textbook for Ministerial Students, rev. ed., ed. Jordon Hite and Daniel Ward. In The Jurist 50 (1990):656-657.

Siblings: Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity at Their Beginnings, by Hayim Goren Perelmuter. In Emmanuel 96 (1990): 418.

The Profession of Faith and the Oath of Fidelity by Ladislas Orsy. In New Theology Review, 4 (1991): 92-93.

Why Catholics Can't Sing: The Culture of Catholicism and the Triumph of Bad Taste, by Thomas Day. In Emmanuel 97 (1991): 118.

Ecumenical Marriage and Remarriage: Gifts and Challenges to the Churches. By Michael Lawler. Mystic, CT: Twenty-third Publications, 1990. In New Theology Review 5 (1992) 82-83.

Die Feiern der Gemeinden und das Recht der Kirche: Zu Aufgabe, Form und Ebenen liturgischen Gesetzgebung in der katholischen Kirche. By Stefan Rau. Altenberge: Telos, 1990. In The Jurist 51 (1991) 249-252.

Catholic Higher Education, Theology, and Academic Freedom, by Charles E. Curran. In New Theology Review 5/1 (February 1992): 102-104.

The Monk's Tale: A Biography of Godfrey Diekmann, OSB. By Kathleen Hughes, RSCJ. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1991. In Emmanuel 98 (1992) 179.

Readings, Cases, Materials in Canon Law: A Textbook for Ministerial Students. Revised edition by Jordan Hite and Daniel J. Ward. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1990. In The Jurist 50 (1990) 656-657.

In Unum Congregati: Festgabe für Augustinus Kardinal Mayer OSB zur Vollendung des 80. Lebensjahres. Edited by Stephan Haering, OSB. Metten: Abtei-Verlag Metten, 1991. In The Jurist 52 (1992) 748-749.

Theology and Canon Law: New Horizons for Legislation and Interpretation. By Ladislas Örsy. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1992. In Theological Studies 54 (1993) 203-204.

Parish Liturgy Basics. By William Belford. Washington: Pastoral Press, 1992. In New Theology Review 6 (August, 1993) 118-119.

Annulment: Do You Have a Case? By Terence E. Tierney. Revised and updated by Joseph J. Campo. NY: Alba House. In New Theology Review 7 (1994) 102-103.

Confirmation, Sacrament of Grace: The Theology, Practice and Law of the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England by James Behrens. Leominster, Herefords, England: Fowler Wright Books, 1995. In Studia Canonica 30 (1996) 553-554.

Ordensrecht: Kommentar zu den Kanones 573-746 des Codex Iuris Canonici by Reinhold Sebott, S.J. Frankfurt am Main: Josef Knecht, 1995. In The Jurist 56 (1996) 985-987.

La dispensa canonica dalla legge, by Eduardo Baura. Pontificio Ateneo della Santa Croce, Monografie giuridiche, 12. Giuffrè Editore, 1997. In Studia Canonica 32 (1998) 273-274.

Kirchliches Recht als Freiheitsordnung: Gedenkschrift für Hubert Müller, by multiple authors. Forschungen zur Kirchenrechtswissenschaft, Bd 27. Würzburg: Echter, 1997. In Studia Canonica 32 (1998) 274-276.

Faith and Order: The Reconciliation of Law and Religion by Harold J. Berman. Emory University Studies in Law and Religion. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1993. In Studia Canonica 32 (1998) 529-530.

Diritto dell’organizzazione ecclesiastica by Juan Ignacio Arrieta. Pontificio Ateneo della Santa Croce, Trattati di diritto, 3. Milano: Giuffrè, 1997. In Studia Canonica 32 (1998) 540-542.

Teaching with Authority: A Theology of the Magisterium in the Church by Richard R. Gaillardetz. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1997. In Studia Canonica 32 (1998) 551-552.

Enchiridion documentorum instaurationis liturgicae, vol. III. Rome: C.L.V.–Edizioni Liturgiche, 1997. In Studia Canonica 32 (1998) 552-554.

Die Grundnormen des katholischen Lehrrechts in den päpstlischen Gesetzbüchern und neueren Äußerungen in päpstlicher Autorität. By Norbert Lüdecke. Forschungen zur Kirchenrechts-wissenschaft, Bd. 28. Würzburg: Echter, 1997. In Studia Canonica 32 (1998) 556-557.

Der Verwaltungsakt für Einzelfälle: eine Untersuchung aufgrund des “Codex iuris canonici, by Thomas A. Amann. Münchener Theologischen Studien, III, Kanonistische Abteilung, Bd. 54. St. Otilien: EOS Verlag, 1997. In Studia Canonica 33 (1999) 241-242.

Die Oikonomia: Die Oikonomia nach dem kanonischen Recht der Orthodoxen Kirche. By Hamilcar S. Alivizatos. Edited, translated and with an introduction by Andrea Belliger. Frankfurt am Main: Otto Lembeck, 1998. In ibid., pp. 248-249.

Bonn-Budapest: Kanonistische Erträge einer Zusammenarbeit. Forschungen zur Kirchenrechtswissenschaft, Bd. 30. Edited by Péter Erdö. Würzburg: Echter, 1997. In ibid., pp. 550-552.

L’obbligo di emettere la professione di fede: studio teologico-giuridico del can. 883. Rome: Pontificium Athenaeum Antionianum, Facultas iuris canonici, 1998. In ibid., pp. 561-562.

Sharing the Eucharist: A Theological Evaluation of the Post Conciliar Legislation. By Myriam Wijlens. With a foreword by Johannes Cardinal Willebrands. Landham, Maryland: University Press of America, 2000. In Worship 75 (2001) 92-94.

Inkompatibilität und Kumulationsverbot: eine Untersuchung zu c. 152 CIC/1983. By Jürgen Cleve. Adnotationes in Ius Canonicum, Bd. 11. Frankfurt am Main/ Berlin, Bern, New York, Paris, Wien: Peter Lang, 1999. In Studia Canonica 35 (2001) 226-227.

“Ius remonstrandi”: Das Remonstrationsrecht des Diözesansbischofs im kanonischen Recht. By Hans-Jürgen Guth. Freiburger Veröffentlichungen zum Religionsrecht, Bd. 4. Freiburg (Schweiz): Universitätsverlag, 1999. In Studia Canonica 35 (2001) 242-243.

Ausserordentliche Gemeindeleitung: historischer Befund, dogmatische Grundlegung, kirchenrechtliche Analyse, offene Positionen. By Peter Stockmann. Adnotationes in Ius Canonicum, Bd. 10. Edited by Elmar Güthoff and Karl-Heinz Selge. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1999. In Studia Canonica 35 (2001) 260-262.

Canon Law as Ministry: Freedom and Good Order for the Church. By James A. Coriden. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2000. New Theology Review 15, no. 1 (2002) 88-89.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation. By David M. Coffey. Lex Orandi Series. John D. Laurance, series editor. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2001. In Studia Canonica 35 (2001) 564-567.

Sacramental Orders. By Susan K. Wood. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2000. Theoforum 33 (2002) 249-250.

La presentazione canonica: Collaborazione nella provvista degli uffici ecclesiastici. By Jesús Miñambres. Pontificia Università Santa Croce. Monografie Giuridiche 18. Milano: Giuffrè Editore, 2000. Studia Canonica 36 (2002) 562-564.

Incardination and the Universal Dimension of the Priestly Ministry: A Comparison Between CIC 17 and CIC 83. By Michael J. Mullaney. Tesi Gregoriana, Serie Diritto Canonico, 57. Rome: Pontificia Università Gregoriana, 2002. Studia Canonica 36 (2002) 567-568.

Understanding Canon 17 of the 1983 Code of Canon Law in Light of Contemporary Heremeneutics. By Wojciech Kowal. Lewiston, NY; Queenston, ON; Lampeter, Wales: Edward Mellen, 2000. The Jurist 61 (2001) 324-325.

Communion with Non-Catholic Christians: Risks, Challenges, and Opportunities. By Jeffrey VanderWilt. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2003. Worship 78 (2004) 96-96.

La naturaleza jurídica de las «facultades habituales» en la codificación de 1917. By Juan González Ayesta Berriozar. Navarra: Navarra Gráfica Ediciones, 2000. Studia Canonica 37 (2003) 221-223.

Territorialità et personalità nel diritto canonico ed ecclesiastico. Territoriality and Personality in Canon Law and Ecclesiastical Law. Edited by Péter Erdö and Péter Szabó. Budapest: Szent István Társulat, 2002. Studia Canonica 37 (2003) 236-239.

Pouvoir d’ordre et pouvoir de juridiction: Histoire théologique de leur distinction. By L. Villemin. Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf, 2003. Studia Canonica 37 (2003) 252-256.

The General Instruction of the Roman Missal 1969-2002: A Commentary. By Dennis C. Smolarski. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 2003. Studia Canonica 37 (2003) 268-269.

Comparative Sacramental Discipline in the CCEO and CIC. Edited by Francis J. Marini. Washington: Canon Law Society of America, 2003. Worship 78 (2004) 362-364.

Schriften zum Kirchenrecht: Ausgewählte Aufsätze. By Georg May. Edited by Anna Egler and Wilhelm Rees. Kanonistische Studien und Texte, Band 47. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 2003. Studia Canonica 37 (2003) 564-565.

The Process of Admission to Ordained Ministry, A Comparative Study, vol. 3: Contemporary Rites and General Conclusions. By James F. Puglisi. Translated by Mary Misrahi. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2001. In Studia Canonica 38 (2004) 247-249.

Wer ist Träger der Liturgie? Zur Rezeption des II. Vatikanischen Konzils im Codex Iuris Canonici von 1983. By Thomas Stubenrauch. Trierer Theologischen Studien 68. Rieden im Allgäu, Paulinus, 2002. In Studia Canonica 38 (2004) 252-255.

Code of Canon Law Annotated. Edited by Ernest Caparros, Hélène Aubé, et al. 2nd ed. revised and updated of the 6th Spanish language edition. Montréal: Wilson & Lafleur, 2004. In Studia Canonica 38 (2004) 281-283.

Annotazioni sulla consuetudine canonica. By Piero Antonio Bonnet. Turin: G. Giappichelli Editore, 2003. In The Jurist 64 (2004) 406-408.

Il rescritto come atto amministrativo nel diritto canonico. By Javier Canosa. Pontificia Università dell Santa Croce Monografie Giuridiche, 24. Milan: Giuffrè, 2003. In The Jurist (2004) 411-412.

The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick. By Lizette Larson-Miller. Lex Orandi Series. John D. Laurance, series editor. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2005. In Worship 80 (2006) 361-363.

Los directorios en el derecho canónico. By José Andrés Caravajal Prieto. Rome: Pontificia Universitas Sanctae Crucis, 2003. In Studia Canonica 39 (2005) 364-367.

Der Taufabschub: dogmatisch-kanonistischen Grundlegung und rechtliche Ausgestaltung im Hoheitsgebiet der deuschen Bischofsconference. By Bernd Dennemarck. Dissertationen Kanonistische Reihen, 18. Erzabtein St. Ottilien: EOS Verlag, 2003. In In Studia Canonica 39 (2005) 370-371.

Fuentes, interpretatión, personas: Estudios de derecho canónico. By Javier Otaduy. Pamplona: Navarra Gráfica Ediciones, 2002. In Studia Canonica 39 (2005) 374-376.

La dimension juridique des sacrements. By Éric Besson. Tesi Gregoriana Serie Diritto Canonico 65. Rome: Edtrice Pontificia Gregoriana, 2004. In Studia Canonica 39 (2005) 376-379.

Code of Canon Law Annotated. 2nd ed. rev. and updated of the 6th Spanish language edition. Montréal: Wilson & Lafleur, 2004. In Studia Canonica 39 (2005) 384-385.

Incrementa in Progressu 1983 Codicis Iuris Canonici, with a multi-lingual introduction (English, français, italiano, español, Deutsch, polski). Compiled by Eduardus N. Peters. Montréal: Wilson & Lafleur, 2005. In Studia Canonica 40 (2006) 261-262.

Confirmation: The Baby in Solomon’s Court, 2nd ed. revised and updated. By Paul Turner. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications (Hillenbrand Books), 2006. In Studia Canonica 40 (2006) 265-267.

Iustitia in Caritate: Miscellanea di studi in onore di Velasio De Paolis. Edited by James J. Conn and Luigi Sabbarese. Rome: Urbaniana University Press, 2005. In Studia Canonica 40 (2006) 273-276.

Directory on Popular Piety and the Liturgy: Principles and Guidelines, A Commentary. Edited by Peter C. Phan. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2005. In Studia Canonica 40 (2006) 534-535.

Die Liturgie-Instruktion Redemptionis Sacramentum von 2004: Kirchenrechtliche Anmerkungen zum Erlaß der Kongregation für Gottesdientst und die Sakramentenordnung vom 25. März 2004. By Heribert Schmitz. Adnotationes in Ius Canonicum 36. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2005. In Studia Canonica 40 (2006) 536-537.

La presunzione di validità dell’atto giuridico nel diritto canonico. By Antonio S. Sánchez-Gil. Pontificia Università della Santa Croce Monografie Giuridiche 30. Milan: Giuffrè, 2006. In Studia Canonica 40 (2006) 551-553.

El domicilio canónico. By Miguel Delgado Galindo. Pamplona: EUNSA, 2006. In Studia Canonica 40 (2006) 553-555.

Las claves del Código: El Libro I del Código del Derecho Canónico. By Alejandro W. Bunge. Buenos Aires: San Benito, 2006. In Studia Canonica 40 (2006) 561-563.

A Challenging Reform: Realizing the Vision of the Liturgical Renewal 1963-1975. By Piero Marini. Edited by Mark R. Francis, John R. Page, and Keith F. Pecklers. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 2007. In Studia Canonica 41 (2007) 575-577.

Para una valoración doctrinal y jurídica de los documentos ecclesiásticos. By Mario Medina Balam. Bibliotheca Mexicana 23. Mexico City: Universidad Pontificia de México, 2007. In Studia Canonica 42 (2008) 262-263.

La dimensione giuridica della liturgia: Saggi su ciò che è giusto nella celebrazione del misterio pasquale. By Massimo del Pozzo. Pontificia Università della Santa Croce Monografie Giuridiche 34. Milan: Giuffré, 2008. In Studia Canonica 42 (2008) 274-276.

Die wissenschaftliche Ausbildung der Priesterkandidaten in der lateinischen Kirche under besonderen Berücksichtigung der Partikulargesetzgebung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. By Michael-Andreas Nobel. Theos Studienreihe Theologische Forschungsergebnisse, Band 81. Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovac, 2008. In Studia Canonica 42 (2008) 553-556.

Liturgische Versöhnung: Ein kirchenrechtlicher Kommentar zum Motu proprio “Summorum Pontificum” für Studium und Praxis. By Wolfgang F. Rothe. Augsburg: Dominus Verlag, 2009. In Studia Canonica 43 (2009) 272-274.

Receiving the Council: Theological and Canonical Debates. By Ladislas Örsy. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2009. In Studia Canonica 43 (2009) 571-572.

Der ausserordentlich Gebrauch der alten Form des Römischen Ritus: Kirchenrecthliche Skizzen zum Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum vom 07.07.2007. By Martin Rehak. Münchener Theologische Studien, Kanonische Abteilung, 64. Erzabtei St. Otilien:EOS Verlag Sankt Otilien, 2009. In Studia Canonica 43 (2009) 573-574.

A New Canonical Configuration for the “Pastoral Provision” for Former Episcopalians in the United States of America? By James Matthew Sheehan. Rome: Pontifica Universitas Sanctae Crucis Facultas Iuris Canonici, 2009. In Studia Canonica 43 (2009) 574-575.

Essays in Honor of Sister Rose McDermott, S.S.J.: Service for Union with God and with One Another. Institutiones Iuris Ecclesiae I. Edited by Robert J. Kaslyn. Washington: The Catholic University of America, 2010. In Studia Canonica 44 (2010) 279-282.

El abandono de la Iglesia católica por acto formal: Consecuenias canónico pastorales. By Carolos Luján Olguín Reguera. Buenos Aires: Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina Facultad de Derecho Canónico, 2010. In Studia Canonica 44 (2010) 282-283.

Die Rechtsgeschichtliche Entwicklung des “Handelns durch Andere” im kanonischen Recht: Grundlage einer Teilhabe von Laien an der potestas regiminis? By Peter Platen. Beihefte zum Münsterischen Kommentar. Essen: Ludgerus, 2007. In The Jurist 70 (2010) 494-495.

Parola di Dio e missione della Chiesa. Edited by Davide Cito and Fernando Puig. Pontificia Universitá della Santa Croce Monografie Giuridiche 35. Milan: Giuffrè, 2009. In Studia canonica 45 (2011) 276-288.

Il ius divinum nella vita della Chiesa, ed. Juan Ignacio Arrieta, edition coordinator Constantino-M. Fabris. XIII Congresso Internazionale di Diritto Canonico. Venice: Marcianum Press, 2010. In Studia canonica 45 (2011): 553-555.

Custom as a Source of Law, by David J. Bederman. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. In Studia canonica 45 (2011): 556-557.

Luoghi della celebrazione “sub specie iusti”: altare, tabernacolo, custodia degli oli sacri, sede, ambone, fonte battesmale, confessionale, by Massimo del Pozzo. Pontificia Università della Santa Croce Monografie Giuridiche 39. Milan: Giuffrè, 2010. In Studia canonica 45 (2011): 558-559.

Gli atti amministrativi generali nel Codice di Diritto Canonico,by Maria Maddalena Mazzia. Questioni di Diritto Canonico 6, Rome, Libreria Ateneo Salesiana, 2010. Studia canonica 46 (2012): 265-266.

A Commentary on the Order of Mass of The Roman Missal: A New English Translation. Edward Foley (general ed.) and John F. Baldovin, Mary Collins, and Catherine Pierce (associate eds). Collegeville, Liturgical Press, 2011. In Studia canonica 46 (2012): 277-278.