Course: Synodality and Collegiality in the Catholic Church

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Course title Synodality and Collegiality in the Catholic Church
Course code KCP/SKKC
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Menke Monika, ThLic. Mgr. Th.D.
Course content
Evolution of synodal activities in the Church. Application of the principle of synodality in the canon law. Collegial elements in the governance of the western Catholic Church and of the eastern ones. Synodality and the canonic status of laymen.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
Evolution of synodal activities in the Church. Application of the principle of synodality in the canon law. Collegial elements in the governance of the western Catholic Church and of the eastern ones. Synodality and the canonic status of laymen.
Detailed orientation in the area of ynodal activities in the Catholic Church, especially after the IInd Vatican Council.
Prerequisites
unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Seminar Work

Active participation on seminaries, elaboration of presentation on given topic, pass of credit.
Recommended literature
  • (1994). Kodex kanonického práva. Úřední znění textu a překlad do češtiny. Praha : Zvon.
  • II. vatikánský koncil. (1995). Dokumenty II. vatikánského koncilu. Praha : ZVON.
  • (Jan Pavel II). (1990). Codex canonum Ecclesiarum orientalium. Roma : LEV.
  • Raban, M. (2000). Sněm české katolické církve (Obnova synodality). Praha : Vyšehrad.
  • Vasiľ, C. (1999). Patriarchálne cirkvi v Kodexe kánonov východnych cirkví. Trnava : Dobrá kniha.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Sts Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology Catholic Theology (2) Philosophy, theology 4 Summer