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« on: May 28, 2011, 12:31:33 AM »

I have heard that the RC's 1917 Code of Canon Law was a dramatic break from the past (More Orthodox style) Traditions in such matters as how bishops were selected and how the Church was micromanaged.

How do RC's square these changes with the way things had been done in the Western Church for centuries before that?

Also would the new 1983 Code of Canon Law be considered a return to a more collegial form of Church management?

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