Vierteljahresschrift für das Gesamtgebiet der katholischen Theologie
Begründet von Kardinal Leo Scheffczyk • ISSN 0178-1626


Nicolás Álvarez de las Asturias:
The Council of Trient and indissolubility of marriage:
hermeneutic reflections on the validity of its teaching
(FKTh 2015-2, p. 81–101)

The Council of Trent made an essential contribution to the doctrine and discipline of marriage in Canon Law. Among other points, the confirmation of the indissolubility is very important. The preparation of the canon on this doctrine arrived at some very clear formulations. This fact has provoked doubts on its validity as decision on doctrine and faith. The present article shows some criteria of hermeneutics in order to prove the permanent validity of the Tridentine canon

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