A centenary ago, on 19 May 1918, the Code of Canon Law took legal effect, having been promulgated by Pope Benedict XV in 1917. Prior to the Code of 1917, the Churches law was scattered in separate documents making it very difficult to find out what the law was on a particular point.
23 April is World Book and Copyright Day. The Jesuits in Britain Archives take a look at three Jesuit authors who have contributed to literature and academia as World Book Day is celebrated across the globe.
As in most professions, it is important for archivists to keep up with their professional development in order to be up to date with current theory and practice in the field, and to expand their knowledge. In this week’s ‘From the Archives’ blog post, Archives Assistant Lucy Vinten Mattich reports on two training events that she and other members of the Archives team have recently attended for just that purpose.
The pope has invited us to witness to the Resurrection in his Intention for this month – “that economists may have the courage to reject any economy of exclusion and know how to open new paths.” David Stewart SJ reflects.