Skip to Content

< Previous | Next >

Consanguinity (in Canon Law)

The term here means, within certain limitations defined by the law of nature, the positive law of God, or the supreme authority of State or Church, the blood-relationship (cognatio naturalis), or the natural bond between persons descended from the same stock.

Submitted in section: Religion & Spirituality: Christianity: Denominations: Catholicism: Reference: Catholic Encyclopedia: C: Consanguinity (in Canon Law)

Review It Rate It Bookmark It