16 Dec DECREE: General Statutes – amended Articles
The General Chapter of the Order of Friars Minor celebrated in Assisi during the Feast of Pentecost 2015, made some modifications to the General Statutes.
General Statutes: amended Articles
The juridical condition of retired Bishops who return to a Province or Custody is to be defined in particular Statutes, noting however that they cannot enjoy active and passive voice in the Order.
§ 3 A legal representative separate from the General Bursar is to be named by the Minister General, after consulting his Definitory for those transactions concerning temporal goods which, according to civil law, require such an office.
b. To offer assistance to the Minister General and his Definitory in the government and animation of the entire Order. To this end, in their meetings with the general government, the Presidents of the Conferences are to be consulted in questions of greater importance for the Order.