2019 Conference - Stirling, Scotland

The 2019 Annual Conference of the Canon Law Society of Great Britain and Ireland will take place at

The Stirling Court Hotel, Stirling,

Monday 6th -  Friday 10th May 2019

Registration for the 2019 Conference is underway. 

Members are asked to contact the administrative secretary for information.


The venue is located within the picturesque grounds of the University of Stirling and with stunning views of the iconic Wallace Monument.  Guests will have use of the university's first class sport and recreational facilities located within its grounds, including
50m pool, fitness centre, cinema and shops.

Speakers and topics for this year's annual conference are:

Priest-less Parishes - The Experience of an Irish Rural Parish by The Rev Albert McDonnell, Chancellor, Diocese of Kildare

Freedom of Association, Ecclesial communion and the Discernment of Charisms, by Dr Philip Milligan, Legal Officer, Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, Rome

Qualities of a Person, Cann 1097.2 and 1098, based on Total Sentences from 1990-2000, by Ms Malgorzata Koterba, Chancellor Assistant and Advocate, Archdiocese of Craców

Testing Positive?  The Obligations of Diocesan Bishops toward the care and welfare of clergy in the light of Cann 384 CIC, by Dr Ed Morgan, Judge, Diocese of Salford

Reflections on Defending the Bond and other aspects of the Nullity Process, by Mr Paul Robbins, Defender of the Bond, Oslo/Westminster/Nottingham