4.5.1.1 Mandatum

1. Requests for the mandatum of canon 812 are made through the chancellor. [1]



[1]  See cc. 812, 252. A mandatum is required for those who teach theology at institutes of higher education.  Pope John Paul II, apostolic constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae (August 15, 1990). Available at Vatican website.

 NCCB [USCCB], Application of Ex Corde Ecclesiae for the United States, in force as particular law for the United States (May 3, 2001). Available at USCCB website.

 NCCB [USCCB], Guidelines Concerning the Academic Mandatum in Catholic Universities, accepted for publication by the general membership, June 2001 General Meeting. Available at USCCB website.


Date approved by Bishop


Posted by
Msgr. S. J. Raica, chancellor