This professional society is an international association promoting the study of canon law. Membership is open to to canon lawyers from anywhere in the world. It is very eclectic in nature and the topics of their program are complicated. The seminars are all done in simultaneous translation. You must be a member to attend their conferences, which take place every three years. I have been to the conference in Venice and Washington, D.C. I am glad I went because of the members. They are mostly canon law professors letting down their hair for some good conversation and academic debate. This year the conference was one I was not going to miss. Then came the pandemic. This tri-annual conference has been rescheduled and will take place September 14 through 17, 2021. It will take place in, wait for it, Paris, France. Now that is a great business expense! The theme is set at “Persons, law and justice: the contribution of canon law in contemporary juridical experience.”

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