Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Head of the Vatican " Supreme Court " Talks About His Job / Vocation

Well I cannot recall a period of time where Canon Law has been in the news so much lately. From handling sexual abuse, to marriage, to the little internet discussion we had on Deacons recently.

Well America's own Cardinal Raymond L. Burke talks about his position as head of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura in Rome, among other things. See Cardinal Burke reflects on role in Rome, topic of free will | with multimedia


Defend Us In Battle said...

As a lawyer, I have this deep desire to go get my Canon Law degree and "Do canon law..." unfortunately, the priests get all the "good jobs" and most law canonists work on Diocesan marriage tribunals.

It is still a fascinating code of law, and it is neat that it is in the "news" so much lately.

James H said...

I so agree. Yeah I mean as a lay person it seems that work opportunities are limited unless you are able to supplement it by University work which again there is a limited market for that.

I think that would be interesting to study and work with