Sacrae Disciplinae Leges

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Sacrae disciplinae ldges is the title of an apostolic constitution by Pope John Paul II, issued on January 25, 1983.[1][2]

This apostolic constitution instituted the 1983 Code of Canon Law for the Latin Church.[3] In contrast, the Code of Canon Law for the other 22 Eastern Churches dates to the Ap. Const. Sacri Canones of 18 October 1990.[4]

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  1. ^ Ap. Const.Sacrae Disciplinae Leges
  2. ^ Our Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia by Peter M. J. Stravinska 1998 ISBN 0-87973-669-0 page 187
  3. ^ Vatican website:Sacrae disciplinae leges
  4. ^ Codex Canonum Ecclesiarum Orientalium