Вольноотпущенники Церкви в соборном законодательстве Толедского королевства
The article is an analysis of the specifics of system in canon law. The author proves (based on the history of western canon law), that system of canon law cannot be assessed with the criteria applicable to secular law. Systematized secular law is a system of the secular law per se, while the system of canon law is a legal expression of systematized theology.
The article considers the possibilities of divorce in the modern canon law of the Roman Catholic Church under the provisions of the 1983 Code of Canon Law, Old and New Testament sources. The author states that the modern canon law does have a possibility to terminate (through divorce) of ratum et consummatum marriage, but this cannot be applied nowadays due to a risk of abuse.