UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS

Ecclesiastical Faculties

FLORES, Fr. Danilo R., J.U.D.

Academic Degrees

Diploma on Juridical Part –Diocesan and Roman Inquiry for the Causes of Canonization, 2014
Congregation of Causes of Saints, Vatican City

Convention on the ‘Sigillo Confessionale e la Privacy Pastorale’
Apostolic Penitentiary, Rome

Intensive Course on the Delicts Reserved to the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith, 2014
Pontificia Universitas Urbaniana and the Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith, Vatican City

Doctor in Utroque Jure, 2007 
Pontificia Universitas Lateranense, Vatican City 

Licentiate in Utroque Jure, 2003 
Pontificia Universitas Lateranense, Vatican City 

Bachelor in Utroque Iure, 2001
Pontificia Universitas Lateranense, Vatican City 

Diploma on Administrative Procedure on Non-consummated Marriage and the Declaration of Nullity of Sacred Ordination and the dispensation from its delegation, 1994 
Congregation of Divine Worship and Discipline of Sacraments, Vatican City 

Institutional Courses in Philosophy and Theology, 1991 
Missionarium Studentato Teologico, Rome, Italy

Bachelor of Arts Major in Comparative Religion and Minors in Philosophy and Sociology, 1985 
Our Lady of the Angels Seminary, Q.C., Philippines 

Area of Specialization

Canon Law:
General Norms (cc. 1-203); Canon Law Marriage (cc. 1055-1165); Canonical Penal Law (cc. 1311-1399); Rotal Jurisprudence; Causes of Canonization; Vicarious Power of the Roman Pontiff in the dissolution of matrimonial bond; CIC and CCEO in comparison; Conferences of Bishops.

Civil Law:
Institutions of Roman Law; International Law and the Holy See; European History and Law (
droit communautaire); Comparative Law on Marriage; Public Ecclesiastical External Law (State and Church Law); Comparative study of the modern legal systems.

Published Work

Flores, D. R. Conferences of Bishops: A Study of the Current Legislation. 2020 

Flores, D. R., Universal and Special Norms promulgated by the Holy See Under the Pontificate of His Holiness Pope Francis (13 March –23 February 2018), in: AA.VV., Philippine Canonical Forum, Canon Law Society of the Philippines 2017 -2018, pp. 359-385.

Flores, D. R., Universal and Special Norms promulgated by the Holy See Under the Pontificate of His Holiness Benedict XVI (19 April 2005 –28 February 2013), in: AA.VV., Philippine Canonical Forum, Canon Law Society of the Philippines 2017 -2018, pp. 349-357.

Flores, D. R., “The World War Against Marriage,” in: Philippiniana Sacra, Vol. LV, No. 165 (May-August, 2020), pp. 203 –240.

Flores, D. R., “The Nature of the Episcopal Conference in the Light of the Apostolic Letter Apostolos suos”, in: AA.VV., Philippine Canonical Forum, Canon Law Society of the Philippines 2019, pp. 21–82.

Flores, D. R., “Formal Defection from the Catholic Church and its Canonical Consequences in Marriage in the Light of the Motu Proprio Omnium in Mentem,” in: Tinoko, J. B., Selected Readings in Canon Law, vol. III, UST 2015, 113 -145

Flores, D. R., “Natural Moral Law and Canon Law”, in: AA. VV., A Symposium on Natural Moral Law –Theology Week 2008, UST, Manila, 2009, pp. 61 –148.

Scientific, Ecclesial and Cultural Activities

  • Invited Professor, San Beda University Graduate School of Law, 2018-present
  • Guest Professor, UST Graduate School of Law, 2010-present
  • Guest Professor, UST Faculty of Canon Law, 2007-present
  • Teaching Professor, Our Lady of the Angels Franciscan Seminary, 2007-2009
  • Parish Priest –Sagrada Familia Parish, Bagumbayan, Taguig City, 2015-present
  • Ecclesiastical Delegate of Apostolato del Mare Italiano to the Philippines, 2008-2013
  • Collaboratore Parrocchiale in Sta. Clara de Montefalco Parish, Pasig City, 2007-2013
  • Priest on loan of the Diocese of Rome to the Diocese of Pasig, 2007-present
  • Chaplain of Costa Cruise Ships, 2004-2013
  • Chairman of the Caritas of the 34th Ecclesiastical Prefecture of the Diocese of Rome, 2004-2006
  • Chaplain Ad Interim of the Filipino migrants in the Diocese of Rome, 2002
  • Chairman of the Caritas of the 29th Ecclesiastical Prefecture of the Diocese of Rome, 1997 -2002
  • Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Fatima, Rome 2005-2007
  • Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Rome 2003-2005
  • Parochial Vicar of the Parish of St. Raphael the Archangel, Rome, 1993 –2002

Lectures/Seminars/Conferences Attended:

Delivered

  • “Inter-religious Dialogue and Ecumenism” Clergy Update on Ecumenism, Diocese of Malolos, February 21, 2020
  • “Role of Patrons and Pastoral and Prejudicial Counselors Symposium on Ecclesiastical Tribunals Diocese of Cubao”August 31, 2019 
  • “Perfect and Harmonious Interaction of Fides, Ratio atque Ius” Symposium on Fides et Ratio, UST, February 28, 2019
  • “The need for the Pastoral, Pre and Post judicial Counsellors” in the Symposium on Tribunal Innovations & Necessities -Faculty of Canon Law & Canon Law Society of UST, August 16, 2018
  • “The World War Against Marriage” UST ALPA 2018, January 2018
  • “On the Pastoral and Pre-judicial Counseling of the MIDI Tribunal Personnel of the Diocese of Parañaque (Philippines)” October 14, 2017
  • “Pope Francis’ Matrimonial Reform” Diocese of Parañaque, January 26, 2017
  • “On the Delicta graviora of Pope Benedict XVI and the Apostolic Letter ‘Come una madre amorevole’of Pope Francis” Clergy of the Diocese of Tarlac, Betania Retreat House, Baguio City, August 4, 2016
  • “On the Reform of Marriage Nullity Procedures effected by motu proprio Mitis Iudex Dominus Iesus of Pope Francis” Clergy of the Diocese of Ozamiz, UST Ecclesiastical Faculties, España, Manila, July 23, 2016
  • “Update on the Sacrament of Marriage and the Reforms of Pope Francis on Marriage Law on Nullity Cases” Clergy of the Diocese of Parañaque, Talisay, Batangas, 5 -7 April 2016
  • “Juridico-canonical reflection on the procedures for the ‘Declaration of the Nullity of Marriage’ (Reform effected by the motu proprio Mitis Iudex Dominus Iesus)” Canon Law Week – Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, España, Manila, November 2015
  • “Formal Defection from the Catholic Church and its consequences in Marriage in the light of the motu proprio Omnium in Mentem” Canon Law Week – Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, España, Manila, January 10, 2014
  • “Letter and Spirit: Recent Development in Canon Law” Canon Law Week, Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, España, Manila, January 24, 2012
  • “Practical Parish concern on Marriage” Holy Trinity Parish, Manila, Oct. 16, 2009
  • “Natural Moral Law and Canon Law” Symposium on Natural Moral Law, Pontifical and Royal University of Sto. Tomas, Manila, July 26, 2008
  • “The Role of Spirituality in Enhancing the Efficiency and the Effectiveness of An Organization” Balicasag Island Dive Resort, Panglao, Bohol organized by the Department of Education Central Office, Feb. 15-17, 2008

 

Attended:

  • Canon Law Society of the Philippines Convention from 2008 to the present
  • International Eucharistic Congress held in Cebu City January 2015

 

Outreach/Community Service Activities

  • Assessor and/or Consultor to the Bishop, Diocese of Cubao for the Ecclesiastical Tribunal of First Instance, March 1, 2017-present
  • Ecclesiastical Judge, EcclesiasticalTribunal of the Diocese of Cubao, December 2018-present
  • Ecclesiastical Judge, Ecclesiastical Tribunal of the Diocese of Cubao, January 2020-present
  • Associate Judge, Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Agaña at Hagåtña City (Guam, USA), December 31, 2017-present
  • Promoter of Justice at the Cause of Canonization of the Servant of God Darwin Ramos, Diocese of Cubao, August 28,2019-present
  • Promoter of Justice at the Cause of Canonization of the Servant of God Fr. Giuseppe Aveni, Religious of the Congregation of the Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus, Diocese of Parañaque, February 1, 2020-present 

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