Something to contemplate?
I was recently approached for advice in connection with a small but vibrant community of sisters. As a consequence, I was required to consider two documents; the significance of which may have slipped under the radar of a number of busy canonists. The first is the Apostolic Constitution Vultum Dei Quarere. The second document: Cor Orans. In the former, Pope Francis waxes lyrically upon the Church's 'esteem, praise and thanksgiving' for the contemplative tradition. He asks: "6