Sydney, Australia February 2009
A Public Juridic Person is a legal entity under canon law that allows the Church’s ministries to function in the name of the Catholic Church. Religious Institutes, Dioceses and same Lay Ecclesial groups are PJPs. Increasingly, religious Institutes and Lay Broups are forming new PJPs to be responsible for the Church governance of their ministries and charitable works.
This Conference explored four aspects of the formation of these PJPs: The Canonical Dimension, The Lay Ecclesial Dimension, The Experiential Dimension and the Formation Dimension. The Keynote Speakers were:
13 other Australian speakers contributed thought provoking presentations on the various dimensions of forming a PJP;
This book contains 11 presentations from this Conference as well as a “Selected Bibliography on Sponsorship” by Br John Henry Thornber cfc.
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