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  1. canon law, ecclesiastical lawnoun

    the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church

    Synonyms:
    ecclesiastical law

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  1. Hans Zollner:

    This meeting is not just about nice words and a change of cultures, we also need something that clarifies what happens to a bishop if he doesn't comply with canon law and enforce it.

  2. Fernando Altemeyer:

    Zika has put humanity in crisis and if it worsens it will force the Church to make a decision on saving human life versus saving its own dogma ... There is no easy answer, there really is nothing in canon law to act as a guide, zika is putting at risk the most innocent - unborn children - so it would be entirely adequate that the Church shift its position on contraceptives for this case.

  3. Peter Kleigel:

    We're convinced that this appointment is not correct because, following canon law, a bishop must be well-regarded, we need a bishop who's credible.

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