We are proud to play a part in driving the concordat
forward at a local level.
17) It must also be pointed out that concordats
currently negotiated by the Holy See are based upon the 1983 Code of Canon Law for countries belonging primarily to the Latin Rite.
The charity Mind has agreed to hold regional events for health and criminal justice staff to encourage them to support the concordat
Professor Dame Wendy Hall DBE FREng FRS, Chair of the Engineering Diversity Concordat
said: The ultimate goal of the concordat
is to ensure our profession and its institutions continue to thrive both now and in the future.
In addition to the Concordat
, over 40 employers from many engineering disciplines have joined the Royal Academy of Engineering's Diversity Leadership Group.
Given the disastrous results of official papal condemnations of national rulers when last issued in the late 16th century, in 1933 a concordat
rather than a papal denunciation seemed to Pius XI and Cardinal Pacelli a wiser course with Germany's new leader.
allowed the faithful to make donations to the Church, after a period when this civil right, after the Revolution, had been canceled.
Being not possible to deepen these issues here, I would focus my thoughts to the Twentieth Century and the beginning of our Century to highlight a particular trend: the purification of the concordat
from <<exchange of privileges>> to <<pact of liberty>>.
is a pact, a bilateral international agreement between the Vatican and another state, aiming at solving the problems that both parties are interested in.
The spokesman added: "We had every reason to believe the policy could be delivered through the concordat
Is there something deeper to this, namely that, after the Second World War and especially after the Second Vatican Council, the concordat
may have become an obsolete instrument in regulating the relationships between Church and state?
Hitler had urgent reasons: he wanted to avoid another Kulturkampf; Pacelli, who had pursued such a concordat
since 1917 unsuccessfully, wanted the 1917 Code of Canon Law, the modernizing instrument of Church centralization, imposed on Germany--a rich, educated, and recalcitrant local Church.