The importance of this work can hardly be overemphasized. The authors give invaluable answers to more questions concerning canon law and an introduction to other expressions of Church law. In this volume we begin to see Church law as an organic whole. --Tim Staples, staff apologist, Catholic Answers
They ve done it again! Vere and Trueman have written a fitting sequel to Surprised by Canon Law
, producing a concise presentation for the man and woman in the pew of many of the more important issues in the Church s law. This valuable book answers in a clear and precise way many largely unknown topics in the Church s legislation governing its shepherding Christ s faithful. --William H. Woestman, O.M.I., professor emeritus, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada
In keeping with the spirit of the first volume, Surprised by Canon Law, Volume 2
, offers helpful answers to some complex questions. This book is a fine summary of many important areas of Church law. --Adam Cardinal Maida, Archbishop of Detroit
About the Author
PETE VERE, J.C.L.
, is a canon lawyer, author and social and political commentator. He writes for a number of Catholic publications and works as an independent canonical consultant for several dioceses. He obtained his license in canon law from Saint Paul University in Ottawa, Canada. Pete, his wife, Sonya, and their three children live in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada. He is coauthor, with Michael Trueman, of Surprised by Canon Law: 150 Questions Catholics Ask About Canon Law
. MICHAEL TRUEMAN, M. DIV., J.C.L.
, obtained his license in canon law at Saint Paul University in Ottawa, Canada, after graduating from St. Peter's Seminary in London, Canada. He serves as assistant chancellor and ecclesiastical judge in the archdiocese of Detroit, as well as defender of the bond in the Toronto Regional Marriage Tribunal (London Branch Office). Michael and his wife, Cheryl, have three children.