Talk:Person (canon law)

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Some jargon used on this page needs explanation, if only in the form of links to relevant articles. For example, the distinction between "objective sin" and "subjective guilt" might not be clear to all readers. The problem is particularly noticeable in the final paragraph; I've italicised terms I think most non-Catholics would not understand: "Ages higher than that of reason are prescribed for valid admission to the novitiate (canon 643), for temporary profession (canon 656), and for perpetual profession (canon 658); in order to be admitted to the initial probation in a secular institute (canon 721); for admission into a society of apostolic life (canons 643; 735 §2); to be a sponsor at baptism (canon 874) or confirmation (canon 893); for ordination (canon 1031); to contract marriage validly and licitly (canon 1083) and for many different ecclesiastical appointments (see canonical age)." EALacey 21:23, 23 June 2007 (UTC)

I have removed the latter paragraphs of the article, on the grounds that the essence is conatined in the first 2 or 3 articles.

If someone is having difficulty may I suggest that Canon Law is placed - with explanations - inside the wikipedia. Chasnor15 (talk) 15:35, 27 March 2008 (UTC)

The first paragraph is still very hard to parse for someone not familiar with canon law, and harder still to understand. Keller Scholl (talk) 13:54, 10 August 2019 (UTC)

Relationship to infant baptismEdit

This article needs some discussion of the relationship between the age of reason or age of accountability and the practice of infant baptism with respect to how it relates to original sin. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:45, 4 November 2010 (UTC)

Move discussion in progressEdit

There is a move discussion in progress on Talk:Canon law (Catholic Church) which affects this page. Please participate on that page and not in this talk page section. Thank you. —RMCD bot 17:00, 11 July 2016 (UTC)

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