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Topic: canon law

Sacking a bishop isn’t as easy as people think

The Vatican is acting with unusual determination in the ‘bishop of bling’ case

Pope backs us on Communion for the remarried, says German official

Freiburg spokesman says local Church has authority to issue new guidelines

Yesterday’s Appeal Court ruling strikes me as a serious blow to religious freedom

If the judgment is upheld, canon law is to be replaced by employment law

Unregistered weddings, or cohabitation with a religious blessing, are a legal minefield

I am pretty sure that a wedding without any civil registration is illegal from the point of view of canon law

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Children are being confirmed too early

Let’s delay the sacrament until children are 16

Public relations blunders leave the faithful confused

Malicious or ignorant reports do not only damage the reputation of ordinary Catholics; they also cause ordinary Catholics to lose confidence in their pastors

To the outside world, the Vatican has lumped together child abuse and the ordination of women

There is a great deal of good in these new norms. If only the Vatican had issued two separate documents