Now that we’re hearing more and more about personal ordinariates, many people have been wondering what they are, and how they differ from personal prelatures (such as Opus Dei). Before retiring last night, I came up with this simple way of comparing and contrasting both personal prelatures and personal ordinariates. I am no expert in canon law or the minutiae of ecclesiastical jurisdictions, so please feel free to point out any errors, or things that I might have missed! I hope, though, that what I’ve written will prove to be a simple guide for the perplexed.
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