Ecclesiastical positive law
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Examples of Ecclesiastical Positive Law are fasting during the liturgical season of Lent and religious (monks, nuns, etc.) being required to have permission by their superiors to publish a book.
The principal laws of the Catholic Church are found in its Code of Canon Law, promulgated in 1983.
- Rev. James Socias (gen. edit.), Our Moral Life in Christ. (Chicago: Midwest Theological Forum, 2003), 84.
- Canon 832 as found in http://www.vatican.va/archive/ENG1104/__P2Q.HTM