Principles of Canon Law 2022 available for purchase and download

The Principles of Canon Law Common to the Churches of the Anglican Communion (Second Edition, 2022) are now available for purchase in hard copy here, and in PDF format for download here. Since 2008, the Principles have been used in academic research, ecumenical...

Ecclesiastical Law Journal

Published three times a year by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Ecclesiastical Law Society, the Journal publishes articles on all aspects of ecclesiastical law.


Members receive the Ecclesiastical Law Journal and are eligible to attend the Society’s conferences and other events.

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Chancellor of the Diocese of Lichfield

Our Lecture Programme

The Ecclesiastical Law Society’s full programme of lectures for this year is now available.

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