Canon law of the* Roman Catholic Church has undergone a transformation in the 20th Century. One area of great change is the church's conception of marriage. The author reviews the basis for the church's new views and the effect of these views on Catholic marriages and divorces.
William W. Bassett,
Religion and Religious Law in the Quest for Marital Harmony: Developments in the Jurisprudence of Contemporary Canon Law,
3 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 349
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