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  1. Cf. Second Vatican Council, Lumen gentium, n. 33; Decree Apostolicam actuositatem, n. 24.
  2. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Christifideles laici (30 December 1988), n. 2: AAS 81 (1989), p. 396.
  3. Synod of Bishops, IX General Ordinary Assembly, Instrumentum laboris, n. 73.
  4. Cf. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Vita consecrata (25 March 1996), n. 47: AAS 88 (1996), p. 420.
  5. 9Cf. Second Vatican Council, Decree Apostolicam actuositatem, n. 5.
  6. Ibid., n. 6.
  7. Cf. ibid.
  8. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Christifideles laici (30 December 1988), n. 23: AAS 81 (1989) p. 429.
  9. Cf. Second Vatican Council, Lumen gentium, n. 31; John Paul II,Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Christifideles laici, n. 15, l.c., pp. 413-416.
  10. Cf. Second Vatican Council, Pastoral Constitution Gaudium et spes, n. 43.
  11. Second Vatican Council, Decree Apostolicam actuositatem, n. 24.
  12. 5Cf. John Paul II, Discourse at the Symposium on "The Participation of the Lay Faithful in the Priestly Ministry" (22 April 1994), n. 2, L'Osservatore Romano, English Edition, 11 May 1994.
  13. Cf. C.I.C., canons 230, § 3; 517, § 2; 861, § 2; 910, § 2; 943; 1112; John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Christifideles laici (30 December 1988), n. 23 and note 72, AAS 81 (1989), p. 430.
  14. Cf. John Paul II, Encyclical Letter Redemptoris Missio (7 December 1990), n. 37: AAS 83 (1991), pp. 282-286.
  15. Cf. C.I.C., can. 392.
  16. Cf. Especially Second Vatican Council, Dogmatic Constitution Lumen gentium, Constitution Sacrosanctum Concilium, Decree Presbyterorum ordinis and Decree Apostolicam actuositatem.
  17. Cf. Especially Apostolic Exhortations Christifideles laici and Pastores dabo vobis.
  18. Cf. can. 1752.
  19. Cf. Second Vatican Council, Dogmatic Constitution Lumen gentium, n. 10.
  20. Ibid., n. 32.
  21. Ibid.
  22. Ibid., n. 10.
  23. Cf. ibid., n. 4.
  24. 5 John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Pastores dabo vobis (25 March 1992), n. 17: AAS 84 (1992), p. 684.
  25. Cf. Second Vatican Council, Dogmatic Constitution Lumen gentium, n. 7.
  26. Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 1547.
  27. Ibid., n. 1592.
  28. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Pastores dabo vobis (25 March 1992), n. 74: AAS 84 (1992), p. 788.
  29. Cf. Second Vatican Council, Dogmatic Constitution Lumen gentium, nn. 10, 18, 27, 28; the Decree Presbyterorum Ordinis nn. 2, 6; Catechism of the Catholic Church, nn. 1538, 1576.
  30. Cf. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Pastores dabo vobis (25 March 1992), n. 15; AAS 84 (1992), p. 680; Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 875.
  31. Cf. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Pastores dabo vobis, n. 16: l.c., pp. 681-684; Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 1592.
  32. Cf. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Pastores dabo vobis, nn. 14-16: l.c., pp. 678-684; Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Letter Sacerdotum ministeriale (6 August 1983), III, 2-3:AAS 75 (1983), pp. 1004-1005.
  33. Cf. Eph 2, 20; Rev 21, 14.
  34. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Pastores dabo vobis (25 March 1992), n. 16; AAS 84 (1992), p. 681.
  35. Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 876.
  36. Cf. ibid., n. 1581.
  37. Cf. John Paul II, Letter Novo incipiente (8 April 1979), n. 3; AAS 71 (1979), p. 397.
  38. Second Vatican Council, Dogmatic Constitution Lumen gentium, n. 7.
  39. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Christifedeles laici (30 December 1998), n. 23: AAS 81 (1989), p. 430.
  40. Cf. Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Letter Sacerdotium Ministeriale, n. III, 2: l.c., p. 1004.
  41. Cf. Second Vatican Council, Dogmatic Constitution Lumen gentium, Nota explicativa praevia, n. 2.
  42. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Pastores dabo vobis, n. 16: l.c., p. 682.
  43. Second Vatican Council, Decree Optatam totius, n. 2.
  44. Cf. Second Vatican Council, Decree Apostolicam actuositatem, n. 24.
  45. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Christifideles laici (30 December 1988), n. 23: AAS 81 (1989), p. 429.
  46. Cf. C.I.C., cann. 208-223.
  47. Cf. ibid., can. 225, § 2; 226; 227; 231, § 2.
  48. Cf. ibid., can. 225, § 1; 228, § 2; 229; 231, § 1.
  49. Cf. ibid., can. 230, §§ 2-3, for that which pertains to the liturgy; canon 228, § 1 in relation to other areas of sacred ministry; the last paragraph applies to other areas outside the ministry of clerics.
  50. Ibid., can. 228, § 1.
  51. Ibid., can. 230, § 3; cf. 517, § 2; 776; 861, § 2; 910, § 2; 943; 1112.
  52. Cf. Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, premiss of the Instruction Inaestimabile donum (3 April 1980), AAS 72 (1980), pp. 331-333.
  53. Cf. John Paul II, Discourse at the Symposium on the "The Participation of the Lay Faithful in the Priestly Ministry" (22 April 1994), n. 3, L'Osservatore Romano, English Language Edition, 11 May 1994.
  54. Ibid.
  55. Cf. John Paul II, Discourse at the Symposium on the "The Participation of the Lay Faithful in the Priestly Ministry" (22 April 1994), n. 3, L'Osservatore Romano, English Language Edition, 11 May 1994.
  56. Cf. Pontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon Law, Response (1 June 1988): AAS 80 (1988), p. 1373.
  57. Cf. Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts, Response (11 July 1992): AAS 86 (1994), pp. 541-542. Any ceremony associated with the deputation of the non-ordained as collaborators in the ministry of clerics, must not have any semblance to the ceremony of sacred ordination, nor may such ceremony have a form analogous to that of the conferral of lector or acolyte.
  58. Such examples should include all those linguistic expressions: which in languages of the various countries, are similar or equal and indicate a directive role of leadership or such vicarious activity.
  59. For the different forms of preaching, cf. C.I.C., can. 761; Missale Romanum, Ordo lectionum Missae, Praenotanda: ed. Typica altera, 1981.
  60. Second Vatican Council, Dogmatic Constitution Dei Verbum, n. 24.
  61. Cf. C.I.C., can. 756, § 2.
  62. Cf. ibid., can. 757.
  63. Cf. ibidem.
  64. Second Vatican Council, Dogmatic Constitution Lumen gentium, n. 35.
  65. Cf. C.I.C., cann. 758-759; 785, § 1.
  66. Cf. Second Vatican Council, Dogmatic Constitution Lumen gentium, n. 25; C.I.C., can. 763.
  67. Cf. C.I.C., can. 764.
  68. Second Vatican Council, Constitution Sacrosanctum Concilium, n. 52; cf. C.I.C., can. 767, § 1.
  69. Cf. John Paul II, Apostolic Exhortation Catechesi tradendae (16 Oct. 1979), n. 48: AAS 71 (1979), pp. 1277-1340: Pontifical Commission for Interpreting the decrees of the Second Vatican Council, Response (11 Jan. 1971); AAS 63 (1971), p. 329; Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship, Instruction Actio pastoralis (15 May 1969) n. 6d: AAS 61 (1969), p. 809; Institutio Generalis Missalis Romani (26 March, 1970), nn. 41, 42, 165; the Instruction Liturgicae instaurationes (15 Sept. 1970), n. 2a; AAS 62 (1970), p. 696; Sacred Congregation for the Sacraments and Divine Worship, Instruction Inaestimabile donum (3 April 1980), n. 3: AAS 72 (1980), p. 331.
  70. Pontifical Council for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon Law, Response (20 June 1987): AAS 79 (1987), p. 1249.
  71. Cf. C.I.C., can. 266, § 1.
  72. Cf. ibid., can. 6, § 1, 2o.
  73. Cf. Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship, Pueros Baptizatos (1 Nov. 1973), n. 48: AAS 66 (1974), p. 44.
  74. For information on priests who have obtained a dispensation from celibacy, cf. the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Normae de dispensatione a sacerdotali coelibatu ad instantiam partis (14 October 1980), "Normae substantialis" art. 5.
  75. Cf. C.I.C., can. 517, § 1.
  76. The non-ordained faithful or a group of them entrusted with a collaboration in the exercise of pastoral care can not be given the title of "community leader" or any other expression indicating the same idea.
  77. Cf. C.I.C., can. 519.
  78. Cf. ibid., can. 538, §§ 1-2.
  79. Cf. ibid., can. 186.
  80. Cf. Congregation for the Clergy, Tota Ecclesia (31 January 1994), n. 44.
  81. Cf. C.I.C., cann. 497-498.
  82. Cf. Second Vatican Council, Decree Presbyterorum ordinis, n. 7.
  83. Cf. C.I.C., can. 514, 536.
  84. Cf. ibid., can. 537.
  85. Cf. ibid., can. 512, §§ 1 and 3; Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 1650.
  86. Cf. C.I.C., can. 536.
  87. Cf. ibid., can. 135, § 2.
  88. Cf. ibid., can. 553, § 1.
  89. Cf. Second Vatican Council, Constitution Sacrosanctum Concilium, nn. 26-28; C.I.C., can. 837.
  90. Cf. ibid., can. 1248, § 2.
  91. Cf. ibid., can. 1248, § 2: Sacred Congregation for Rites, Instruction Inter oecumenici (26 Sept. 1964), n. 37, AAS 66 (1964), p. 885; Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship, Directorium de celebrationibus dominicalibus absente presbytero, Christi Ecclesia (10 June 1988), Notitiae 263 (1988).
  92. Cf. John Paul II, Address ad quosdam Americae Septemtrionalis episcopos sacra limina visitantes (5 June 1993), AAS 86 (1994), p. 340.
  93. Sascred Congregation for Divine Worship, Directorium de celebrationibus dominicalibus absente presbitero, Christi Ecclesia (10 June 1988), n. 35: l.c.; cf. also C.I.C., can. 1378, § 2; n. 1 and § 3; can. 1384.
  94. Cf. C.I.C., can. 1248.
  95. Sacred Congregation for the Discipline of the Sacraments, Premiss of the Instruction Immensae caritatis (29 January 1973), AAS 65 (1973), p. 264.
  96. Cf. C.I.C., can. 910, § 1; cf. John Paul II, Letter Dominicae caenae (24 February 1980), n. 11; AAS 72 (1980), p. 142.
  97. Cf. C.I.C., can. 910, § 2.
  98. Cf. Sacred Congregation for the Discipline of the Sacraments, Instruction Immensae caritatis (29 January 1973), AAS 65 (1973), p. 264, n. 1; Missale Romanum, Appendix: Ritus ad deputandum ministrum S. Communionis ad actum distribuendae; Pontificale Romanum, De institutione lectorum et acolythorum.
  99. Pontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of The Code of Canon Law, Response (1 June 1998), AAS 80 (1988), p. 1373.
  100. Cf. Sacred Congregation for the Discipline of the Sacraments, Instruction Immensae caritatis (29 January 1973), n. 1; AAS 65 (1973), p. 264; Sacred Congregation for the Sacraments and Divine Worship, Instruction Inestimabile donum (3 April 1980), n. 10: AAS 72 (1980), p. 336.
  101. Can. 230, § 2 and § 3 C.I.C., affirms that the liturgical services can be assigned to non-ordained faithful only "ex temporanea deputatione" or for supply.
  102. Cf. Rituale Romanum - Ordo Unctionis infirmorum, praenotanda, n. 17: Editio Typica 1972.
  103. Cf. James 5, 14-15; St. Thomas Aquinas, in IV Sent. d. 4, q. 1; Ecumenical Council of Florence, bull Exsultate Deo (DS 1325); Ecumenical Council of Trent, Doctrina de sacramento estremae unctionis, chapter 3 (DS 1697, 1700) and can. 4 de extrema unctione (DS 1719);Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 1516.
  104. Cf. C.I.C., can. 1003, § 1.
  105. Cf. ibid., cann. 1379 and 392, § 2.
  106. Cf. ibid., can. 1112.
  107. Cf. ibid., can. 1111, § 2.
  108. Cf. ibid., can. 1112, § 2.
  109. Cf. ibid., can. 861, § 2; Ordo baptismi parvulorum, praenotanda generalia, nn. 16-17.
  110. Cf. ibid., can. 230.
  111. Cf. Ordo Exsequiarum, praenotanda, n. 19.
  112. Cf. C.I.C., can. 231, § 1.
  113. By this is meant "Seminary" situations where laity and those preparing for the priest hood receive the same education and formation together, as though both were destined for the same ministry. Such "Seminaries" have sometimes been called "integrated" or "mixed".
  114. John Paul II, Discourse at the Symposium on "The Participation of the Lay Faithful in the Priestly Ministry" (11 May 1994), n. 3, l.c.
  115. Cf. ibid., n. 6.
  116. Ibid., n. 2.
  117. Ibid., n. 5.
  118. John Paul II, Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Christifideles laici (30 December 1988), n. 58: l.c., p. 507.
  119. C.I.C., can. 392.

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