Course: Marriage Law

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Course title Marriage Law
Course code KCP/MP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Němec Damián, doc. lic. dr
Course content
The conception of marriage. Preparation for marriage. Impediments and prohibitions of a marriage. Marriage consent and its lacks. Form of the celebration of marriage and its lacks. Separation of the spouses while the bound endures. Convalidation of marriage, dissolution of marriage and declaration of nullity of marriage from the beginning.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Activating (Simulations, Games, Dramatization)
Learning outcomes
Pastoral care for engaged couples and preparation for marriage, legal aspects of marriage, competence of people for marriage (marital impediments), marriage consent and its lacks, canon form of celebration of marriage, mixed marriages, effects of marriage, separation of the spouses and legal solution of this state, convalidation of invalid marriage.
Students use the acquired knowledge in their pastoral service in preparation for marriage and assisting during taking the marriage wows.
To pass objects Theological Principals and General Norms.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Pass examination proving orientation in the dealt problems.
Recommended literature
  • BORSINI, Manželské právo..
  • (1994). Kodex kanonického práva. Úřední znění textu a překlad do češtiny. Praha : Zvon.
  • Česká biskupská konference. (2010). Směrnice ČBK pro přípravu na manželství v ČR. Praha.
  • Duda, Ján. (1996). Katolícke manželské právo. Spiš: Spišská kapitula.
  • CHIAPPETTA L. (1996). Il codice di diritto canonico: commento giuridico pastorale. Roma.
  • Jan Pavel II. (1992). Familiaris consortio. Praha : Zvon.
  • Němec, Damián. (2006). Manželské právo katolické církve s ohledem na platné české právo. Praha - Kostelní Vydří: Krystal OP - Karmelitánské nakladatelství.

Study plans that include the course
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