The course aims to provide the student: A) Knowledge and understanding: 1) of the essential profiles of the dialectic
religion-society and of the development of the relations between State and Church 2) of the legal framework of religious
phenomenon in its various organizational dimensions: national and European; 3) of the basic legal instruments for the
understanding of the different issues of religious freedom emerging in the current social context, multi-religious and
multicultural, in particular in Italy. B) Applying knowledge and understanding: 1) to interpret religious phenomena in the
light of national, European, in particular in Italy, on the subject of religious freedom (individual and collective); 2) to
develop and frame legal institutions, requirements, and emerging cases that have religious-cultural connotations. C)
Independent judgment in evaluating the institutes and other matter for study on the basis of the knowledge acquired D)
learning skills necessary for continuous updates on the study topics.
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Historical evolution of the relationship between law and religion in the Italian and European context. Secularism and religious freedom in the Italian and European organizations. Religious freedom and multiculturalism. institutional profiles of state-church relations. Essential elements of the Italian regulation of denominational bodies and religious marriage with civil effects.

Core Documentation

The final examination will focus on the topics covered in the text
a). C. CARDIA, Principi di diritto ecclesiastico. Tradizione europea legislazione italiana, Torino, Giappichelli, 2019, with the exclusion of:
- 4, 8,10,17 of chapter. I
- dei paragrafi 7,8, 9, 12,13 of chapter III
- dei paragrafi 4,6,7,8, 9 e 10 of chapter IV

Alternative to Chapter IV of Principi di diritto ecclesiastico. ,
P. Floris, Gli enti religiosi civilmente riconosciuti, in Diritto e religione in Italia. Principi e Temi, ed. Rita Benigni, IV, Chap. IV, available in open access in Rome-Trepress, Collana L'unità del diritto.

Recommended supplementary reading
C. CARDIA Risorgimento e religione, Giappichelli 2011.

During the course students will be updated on the didactic support material used (documents, case law, scientific)

Type of delivery of the course

Frontal Lessons from 6 October to 15 December, 10:00 - 12:00 F FIRST LESSON: Thursday 6 October 12: 00/14: 00 - CLASSROOM 9 SECOND LESSON: Friday 7 October 10: 00/12: 00 - CLASSROOM 9 FROM 10 October we will follow the ordinary timetable: Lectures on MONDAY - TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY 10: 00/12: 00 CLASSROOM 9

Type of evaluation

For all students : oral test on all the contents of the course, through the formulation of 3 or 4 to verify the knowledge of the topics covered; the autonomy of judgment in evaluating the institutions and the cases examined; the ability to express oneself in a language that is also legally appropriate. The highest possible grade is 30\30. To pass the exam, obtaining a grade of no less than 18/30, the student must demonstrate 1) adequate knowledge (from sufficient to very good) of course content 2) independent judgment in evaluating the institutions and cases being discussed 3) ability to use legally appropriate language A score of 30/30 with honors corresponds to a excellent overall evaluation of the examination. Active participation in lectures and seminars by students who attend class will taken into account For attending students a intermediate course is available.