Cathy Caridi is an American canon lawyer who practices law and teaches in Rome.  She holds a licentiate in Latin canon law, and a doctorate in eastern canon law.  She founded this website to provide clear answers to canonical questions asked by ordinary Catholics, without employing all the mysterious legalese that canon lawyers know and love.

In the past Cathy has published articles both in scholarly journals and on various popular Catholic websites, including Real Presence Communications and Catholic Exchange.