Journal Information

  • ISSN: 2835-9127
  • eISSN: 2835-9143
  • Frequency: Biannual (Spring, Fall)


The mission of the Decisions of the Roman Rota is to provide original, recent Latin sentences and decrees of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota, together with English translations of them and an introductory essay for an English-speaking readership, especially canon lawyers and tribunal officials in the English-speaking world and to those interested in the jurisprudence of the Roman Catholic Church.

About the Editor

Monsignor Ronny Jenkins is the Dean of the School of Canon Law at The Catholic University of America. He received a B.A. In psychology from The University of Dallas in 1985; a Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology from The Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome in 1988; and a License in Sacred Theology with a specialization in Patristic Studies in 1990. Jenkins earned a doctorate of canon law from The Catholic University of America and joined its faculty as an assistant professor in 2001. He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Austin in 1989, and in 2008 was named a Prelate of Honor by Pope Benedict XVI. Jenkins served as the general secretary of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and is the co-author (with Klaus Ludicke) of the book Dignitas Connubii: Text and Commentary.

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