Canon law requires that dioceses provide for the "decent support" of all incardinated clerics, with bishops required to offer at least the provision for basic sustenance, even to clerics not in ministry.
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Canon law backs up Archbishop Charles Thompson’s decision to strip Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School of its Catholic label, after the school defied his request to not renew the contract for a teacher in a same-sex ‘marriage.’
EDITORIAL: Illinois shepherd’s decree puts pro-abortion politicians on notice.
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger of Albany, New York, discusses possible canon-law responses in the wake of New York State’s new legislation that removed third-trimester-abortion restrictions.
Bishop Thomas Daly wrote a Feb. 1 letter to his diocese on the matter of Canon 915 and reception of the Eucharist.
Along with upholding Church unity and affirming Church teaching, the Vatican decision also will benefit ecumenical dialogue, Catholic leaders affirm.
Cardinal Rainer Woelki of Cologne and six other bishops have protested against the proposal, which was approved by the German bishops’ conference in February.