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Pope Francis Ends 15 Years of Discussion on Law on Sacraments by Adppting Eastern Code

Pope Francis has issued a Apostolic letter amending Canon Law to harmonise this with that of the Eastern Catholic Church.  This affects matters relating to Baptisms and Marriages where one of the parties is a member of the Eastern Catholic Church, in particular ruling that a Latin Rite Deacon cannot officiate at a wedding where one of the parties is an Eastern Rite Catholic. Please follow the link below for further information.